Tucson Tragedy

Number 25206
Subject Shootings
Source Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
State Arizona
Year 2011
Publication Date 1/9/11; 1/13/11; 1/16/11; 1/18/11; 1/22/11
Summary Within a few hours of the horrific shooting of 19 people, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, at a Tucson-area grocery, The Republic focused on two paramount questions in the investigative part of its coverage: What motive and circumstance drove the alleged shooter to act, and what enabled him to succeed? In the short amount of time they had, The Republic staff reached the community college where the alleged shooter had studied, contacted friends and found video and Internet postings of his.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords Gabrielle Giffords; Tucson shooting; breaking news; mentally ill
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