The Washington Sniper

by Read Listen Learn · Crime · Pre-Intermediate

The Washington Sniper took his ex-girlfriend’s teenage son out one day in 2002 and started shooting strangers – people he had never seen before and did not know – from the back of his car. He did this because he was angry with his girlfriend and did the shootings in a way that could get her into trouble. He shot and killed seventeen people and injured ten more. Read about this strange crime and learn why he did it (960 words).

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