Skip to content
  • 4 mass killings in 4 days show how random murder can be

    USA Today - 10/31/2013

    These numbers are part of the reason Jack Levin, a sociology and criminology professor at Boston’s Northeastern University, isn’t surprised that four mass killings happened in such a short time.

    “Murders don’t distribute themselves evenly over a 12-month period,” Levin said. “Just because we see four occurring in proximity to each other doesn’t mean we are suffering through an epidemic of mass murders but that’s what people will think.”

  • Cookies on Northeastern sites

    This website uses cookies and similar technologies to understand your use of our website and give you a better experience. By continuing to use the site or closing this banner without changing your cookie settings, you agree to our use of cookies and other technologies. To find out more about our use of cookies and how to change your settings, please go to our Privacy Statement.