Changes in US mass shooting deaths associated with the 1994–2004 federal assault weapons ban: Analysis of open-source data

  title={Changes in US mass shooting deaths associated with the 1994–2004 federal assault weapons ban: Analysis of open-source data},
  author={C. DiMaggio and J. Avraham and C. Berry and M. Bukur and J. Feldman and M. Klein and Noor Shah and M. Tandon and S. Frangos},
  journal={Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery},
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