Exploring The Link Between Domestic Violence And Mass Shootings

Published: Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:05pm
Updated: Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:12pm

Details are still emerging about the victims in Sunday’s shooting at a Texas church: at least 26 people are dead and around 20 injured.

Investigators are also releasing information about the shooter. He’s identified as a 26-year-old man who was court-martialed for assault on his wife and child. He was later discharged from the Air Force.

Research has shown a link between domestic violence and mass shootings.

Deborah Epstein runs the Domestic Violence Clinic at the Georgetown University Law Center.

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