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I have Asperger's, I play violent video games -- and I'm not going to shoot you

By Jeff White, Special to CNN
December 16, 2013 -- Updated 1728 GMT (0128 HKT)
Many speculated that Newtown mass shooter Adam Lanza may have had Asperger's Syndrome.
Many speculated that Newtown mass shooter Adam Lanza may have had Asperger's Syndrome.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Jeff White reflects on the stereotypes often assigned to mass shooters
  • He says mental disorders and video games cannot be blamed for acts of violence
  • "Let's get stereotypes out of our analysis of mass murders," he writes
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