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What is a mass shooting in the United States?

This is a list of shootings in the United States that have occurred in 2022. Mass shootings are incidents involving several victims of firearm-related violence. The precise inclusion criteria are disputed, and there is no broadly accepted definition. [2] [3]

How many mass shootings have there been in the US in 2022?

A view from the makeshift memorial in front of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25, 2022. The Gun Violence Archive has counted 214 mass shootings in the US so far in 2022. More than 17,300 people have lost their lives due to gun violence in 2022, according to the Archive.

What are some famous mass shootings in California?

Golden Dragon Massacre (1977): Five members of a Chinese youth gang attempted to kill rival gang members, which quickly turned into a shootout in which five people died and eleven were injured. California State University, Fullerton, shooting: A custodian at the university killed seven people and wounded two others before fleeing the school.

What are the most recent mass shootings in Texas?

2019 Río Piedras shooting: Six people were killed after a shootout near an apartment complex. 2019 West Texas shooting: Seven people were killed and 25 others were injured on the Interstate 20. The suspect was killed after a shoot-out with police. 2019 Dayton shooting: Nine people were killed and 27 were injured outside of a bar.

Who are the victims of mass shootings in California?

Mass shooting data are not systematically recorded, so basic victim characteristics are often unknown. Of those killed or injured in mass shootings in California, 56% were male, 18% were female, and the gender of 26% is unknown. Compared to citizens of other states, Californians are about 25% less likely to die in mass shootings.

Which US state has the most mass shootings?

As of November 2021, California had the most mass shootings in the United States, with 22 total shootings since 1982. The source defines a mass shooting as a shooting where four or more people were killed. Mass shootings in the United States are disturbingly common.

How often does a mass shooting happen in California?

California has experienced a mass shooting every seven to ten days each year. So far in 2022, the state has averaged one mass shooting every week. Some incidents are deadlier than others, but about one person dies and four others are injured every time a mass shooting occurs—in California and nationally.

What are some high school shootings that happened in California?

March 5, 2001: Santee, Santana High School. Student Charles Andy Williams, 15, came out of a boys bathroom and began firing a revolver, killing two fellow students and wounding 13 others. Jan. 17, 1989: Stockton, Cleveland Elementary School.

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