Randy Borum

Here's What We Know About the Psychology of So-Called 'Lone Wolf' Attacks

Lone offender attacks – sometimes called “lone wolf” attacks – make headlines fairly regularly. It’s not just the single shooter killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue, but also shootings at a Las Vegas music festival and at Washington and Texas shopping centers. In Nice, France; Orlando, Florida; and elsewhere, atrocities committed by individuals apparently acting alone have surprised and concerned the public and authorities alike.

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