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Updated at 10:20 p.m. ET

A shooter in Northern California has killed at least four people in a violent rampage that began at a home and ultimately included seven locations, including an elementary school, officials say.

The shooter was killed by police, bringing the total death toll to five. Ten people have been hospitalized, authorities say.

Updated Monday at 5:10 a.m. ET

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small community southeast of San Antonio.

In a news conference Sunday night, an official from the Texas Department of Public Safety described the scene: Around 11:20 a.m., a man dressed in black tactical gear approached the church and began firing an assault rifle. He then entered the church and continued firing.

Updated at 6:09 p.m. ET

A gunman holed up in a hotel room high above the Las Vegas Strip fired down upon thousands of people attending a music festival Sunday night, in a brutal attack blamed for at least 59 deaths, a law enforcement official says. In the mass shooting and panic that ensued, 527 people were injured.

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4th Update: A man accused of killing one person and wounding several others at a Tennessee church has been charged with one count of murder.

As horrific as mass shootings are, they are outliers. The vast majority of gun deaths in America are either suicides or one-on-one shootings. Mass shootings represent a small fraction of deaths by firearm.

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Lexington police have charged a 16-year-old the fatal shooting of Robert Durrum.

Durrum, 15, is the second Lafayette High School student involved in a shooting the past three months.

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Kentucky State Police have released the name of a Fulton police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.

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  A 37-year-old Dawson Springs woman has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after police say she opened gunfire at the ConAgra Foods plant in Princeton, Ky. A bystander is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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UPDATE 5:28PM More information has come to light about the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a Kentucky State Police Trooper on I-24 last night. 

KSP Spokesman held a press conference this afternoon at Post 1 Headquarters in Mayfield. 

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Residents of Trigg County are coping with a tragic loss in the aftermath of a shooting that left three members of the Champion family dead.

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