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Data of mass shootings in the United States till 2023

In less than a month after 2023, the United States already has 36 mass shootings, that is, an average of 1.56 cases per day,

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list of mass shooting incidents in united states of america till 2023

The United States has experienced at least 128 incidents of mass shootings in 2023, surpassing the number of days so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

A mass shooting is defined as an incident that results in the shooting or death of four or more individuals.

While these events do not account for the majority of gun-related violence in the country, they have a significant impact on the affected communities and victims.

The recent mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, have led to mourning and renewed calls for gun control.

Data of mass shootings

In Nashville, Tennessee, the most recent mass school shooting resulted in the deaths of three children and three staff members, further highlighting the need for action on this issue.

According to the Gun Violence Archive, an organization that catalogues all incidents of gun violence in the United States, a mass shooting is defined as an incident in which four or more victims are shot or killed.

Data Mass Shootings in US

The 11 fatalities and nine others injured in the massacre this weekend in Monterey Park, California, became the deadliest episode of armed violence since the Uvalde school massacre in Texas.

During the first 23 days of 2023, 37 mass shootings and four murders were reported in the United States in different regions of the nation, the Gun Violence Archive organization reported.

Among the incidents that have reported the most victims so far, the entity names the one that occurred on January 4 in Utah, where there were eight deaths and the alleged murderer is a man named Michael Orwin Haight, 42.

Data Mass Shootings in US

According to the platform, which records violent incidents in the North American country almost in real-time, a shooting that occurred in Florida, although it did not cause any deaths, did leave a balance of 10 injured.

The source also recorded 1,254 cases of suicide with a firearm, 189 adolescents and 26 children were injured. The deaths of minors add up to 20 and 81 of boys between 11 and 17 years of age.

Here's a look at some of the mass shootings seen so far this year:

Here are some recent incidents:

Nashville, Tennessee

On March 27, an individual shot and killed three children and three staff members at the Covenant School, a private Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, as confirmed by a Vanderbilt University Medical Center official.

The shooting occurred on Monday morning and the suspect, who was 28 years old, was confronted by law enforcement officers and fatally shot in a lobby area on the school's second floor, as reported in a police press conference. The Covenant School serves students from preschool through sixth grade.

Data Mass Shootings in US

California shooting

A gunman killed six people in Tulare County, California, including a 16-year-old girl and her 10-month-old son on January 16.

Houston shooting

One person was killed and four others were injured when a carload of armed assailants unleashed a barrage of more than 50 shots on January 15 outside a Houston club, according to ABC News.

Cleveland home shooting

Three people were killed and two others seriously injured in a shooting at a Cleveland home on January 14.

Virginia shooting

A six-year-old boy opened fire in an elementary school classroom in the eastern US state of Virginia on Friday, seriously injuring a teacher on January 7.

Los Angeles shooting

A man shot and killed his family of seven, including five children, then killed himself after his wife filed for divorce on January 6.

Huntsville, Alabama

11 people were shot in a deadly altercation that left two dead and three in critical condition. The Madison County Sheriff's Office says investigators arrested three 16-year-olds in addition to the two adults who had been charged in connection with the shooting.

Data Mass Shootings in US

Enoch, Utah

A family of eight, including five children, was found dead with apparent gunshot wounds in a Utah home on January 4 after police conducted a welfare check, according to Enoch City, Utah officials.

Goshen, Calif

On January 16, four generations of a family died in a “cartel-like execution” at a California home. In total, 6 people died, including a 16-year-old mother, her 10-month-old son, the child's grandmother and great-grandmother.


In Baton Rouge, the capital of the state of Louisiana, a shooting occurred at a nightclub that left twelve people injured, one of whom is in serious condition, while the other eleven are hospitalized in stable condition.


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