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And the beat goes on...and on...and ON once more, this time in NJ's biggest mall, 15 mi. from Manhattan as posted by wzambon late last night. One young mall worker, Najde Waters, who.... in customer service at H&M, said when they heard shots his manager and store workers followed an action plan they'd rehearsed for such a scenario. "We all prepare, like schools do. We have a plan where we all meet in the back of the store, and if we can exit out the front we do, but in this case we had to exit out the back."

Planning and "rehearsing"....they pale vs. the element of total surprise, lots of ammo, and deranged determination. In this case, the shooter killed only himself after firing shots and causing chaos among customers. Here's a quick look at post-Sandy Hook #'s:

"According to Slate's gun deaths tally project, at least 9,901 gun-related deaths in the U.S. have been reported by media since Newtown. This number, says Slate, grossly underestimates actual deaths caused by guns in the last 10 months. "As time goes on, our count gets further and further away from the likely actual number of gun deaths because roughly 60% of deaths by gun are suicides, which are very rarely reported. Using 2010 firearm deaths stat's provided by the CDC, Slate estimates that the number of gun deaths since Newtown is likely closer to 28,600....about 90 people a day."
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