Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A Mass Shooting Happened, but You Didn’t Hear Anything About It

On Thursday, a man reportedly dressed in body armor ran into a crowded room and opened fire with a high-powered assault-style rifle, killing three and injuring six. But television stations didn’t cut away to report on the horrific event. In fact, it’s likely this is the first you’re hearing about it. What makes this shooting different? Several things. First, it happened in Detroit, a city with a staggeringly high murder rate.

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