Are Brain Problems A Common Denominator in Mass Murders?

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University of Texas tower. Photo by Niraj Patel via Flickr

The modern era of mass shootings began 50 years ago this month when 25-year-old Charles Whitman opened fire atop the University of Texas Tower in Austin, killing 14 people and wounding 32 others before he was shot dead by police. Later analysis found that a brain tumor "could have contributed to his inability to control his actions and emotions," writes Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!