Mass shootings in U.S. history

Published On: Jul 20 2012 10:20:30 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 03 2014 08:39:55 AM EDT

A gunman opened fire at the Fort Hood military post in Texas on Wednesday, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. Take a look at some of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

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Dec. 24, 2008: Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, 45, dressed up in a Santa suit and showed up at a Christmas party at his ex-wife’s parents’ house in Covina, Calif., where he shot nine people to death and then burned the house. He later killed himself.

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