Westroads Mall shooting

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The Westroads Mall shooting was a mass shooting that happened on December 5, 2007, in a Von Maur department store at Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska. The gunman, nineteen-year-old Robert A. Hawkins, killed eight people and wounded four, two of them critically. Hawkins later committed suicide.[1] It was the deadliest mass murder in Nebraska since the rampage of Charles Starkweather in 1958.[2]

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  1. "Omaha Mall, Scene Of Mass Killing, Reopens". CBS News. 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2007-12-09.
  2. "Omaha's Deadliest Hour: 19-year-old man kills eight and himself at Westroads Mall". Omaha World Herald. 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2007-12-05.