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There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

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We're only 20 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 22 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to more than 1 shooting a week.
Including today's shooting incident at a Texas high school, this year there have already been 22 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to more than 1 shooting a week. pic.twitter.com/Qsw0WlLlJv
- CNN May 18, 2018
The parameters CNN followed in this count are:
A shooting that involved at least one person being shot
A shooting that occurred on school grounds
We included grades K through...
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Authorities ID Man Killed In ‘Wood Chipper Mishap'

Authorities ID Man Killed In ‘Wood Chipper Mishap'

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MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities have identified the man killed in a landscaping accident earlier this week.
According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 52-year-old William Charles Pipes died of blunt force head and neck injuries sustained in a “wood chipper mishap.”

Police responded to the 7000 block of James Avenue South just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they found a man dead lying next to a wood chipper. Witnesses said there was an accident involving a tree trimmer.
Police are investigating Pipes' death.
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Syrian man, 19, charged in anti-Semitic assault in Berlin

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A 19-year-old Syrian man has been charged over an assault in Berlin last month on an Israeli wearing a skullcap
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Man found guilty of kidnapping young mom from her job, killing her in 'torture sanctuary'

Man found guilty of kidnapping young mom from her job, killing her in 'torture sanctuary'

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25-year-old Jessica Heeringa, a mother of a 3-year-old son, disappeared in 2013 while working late at a gas station.
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20-year-old Haverhill man slain in drive-by shooting

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HAVERHILL - Police in Haverhill are investigating the drive-by shooting death of a 20-year-old man. A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney says Nike Colon was a front-seat passenger in a pickup truck who was shot by someone in a passing vehicle at about 5 p.m. Thursday. Colon was driven to City Hall where firefighters administered first aid before he was taken to a local hospital. The Haverhill man was flown to a Boston hospital where he was pronounced dead. There was no word on suspects or arrests as of Friday morning.
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