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Who should be held accountable for mass shootings?

Jennifer Crumbley (left) and James Crumbley (right), the parents of Ethan Crumbley, a teenager accused of killing four students in a shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., appear in court in Rochester Hills, Mich., on Feb. 8, 2022. Jennifer and James Crumbley can face trial for involuntary manslaughter, the state appeals court said Thursday.
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Jennifer Crumbley (left) and James Crumbley (right), the parents of Ethan Crumbley, a teenager accused of killing four students in a shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., appear in court in Rochester Hills, Mich., on Feb. 8, 2022. Jennifer and James Crumbley can face trial for involuntary manslaughter, the state appeals court said Thursday.

Last week, a jury found Michigan mom Jennifer Crumbley guilty of four counts of manslaughter after her son shot and killed four people at his school.

How much responsibility should parents or others bear? Could the verdict invite similar prosecutions?

Other legal strategies are being tested as the U.S. grapples with mass murders and has left many asking who bears responsibility.

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