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Officials stand by the scene outside a movie theater where a man opened fire on filmgoers Thursday in Lafayette, La. At least two were fatally wounded and seven others injured before the gunman killed himself. Lee Celano/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Chattanoogans Find Killings Of Four Marines 'Incomprehensible'

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Charleston residents visit a makeshift memorial for victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church on Calhoun Steet in Charleston, S.C. Randall Hill/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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This image of the trustees of Emanuel AME appeared in the 1916 book, Centennial Encyclopedia of the African Methodist Church, by Richard R. Wright. Rare Book Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hide caption

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Don Spirit is pictured in this 2001 handout photo obtained by Reuters on Friday. Police identified Spirit as the man who gunned down his six grandchildren and daughter before taking his own life. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Police officers take cover behind their vehicles in Moncton, New Brunswick, on Wednesday. Three police officers were shot dead and two others were injured in a shooting Wednesday night; Canadian police are searching for the suspected gunman. Ron Ward via the Canadian Press/AP/Moncton Times & Transcript hide caption

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Ron Ward via the Canadian Press/AP/Moncton Times & Transcript

Richard Martinez, whose son Christopher Michael-Martinez was killed in Friday's mass shooting in Isla Vista, Calif., breaks down as he talks to media outside the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's headquarters on Saturday. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Newtown, Conn., Dec. 20, 2012: Stuffed animals and a candle arrangement at a streetside memorial for the 20 children and six adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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