FILE - This Aug. 24, 2012 file photo shows police leaning over a sheet covered body on Fifth Avenue as they investigate a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building. Frightening episodes of gun violence have been splayed across front pages with alarming frequency this campaign season: The movie theater killings in Colorado, the Sikh temple shootings in Wisconsin, the gun battle outside the Empire State Building, and more. Guns are used in two-thirds of homicides, according to the FBI. But the murder rate is less than half what it was two decades ago. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)
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