Thirty-Five Rampage School Shooters: Trends, Patterns, and Typology

  title={Thirty-Five Rampage School Shooters: Trends, Patterns, and Typology},
  author={Peter Langman},
A typology of school shooters (psychopathic, psychotic, and traumatized), comparing them across categories to highlight differences in suicidality, peer harassment, peer encouragement, family role models for violence, victim selection, ideology, and other factors. The data is drawn from diaries, police records, court documents, books, scholarly articles, and news media. Psychopathic shooters are narcissistic, lack empathy, reject morality and law, and get a sadistic thrill from violence… CONTINUE READING