1461 Days, 1334 Mass Shootings, and Zero Action from Congress.

BY SHIYING CHENG  |  DEC 31, 2017 UPDATED


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 0 6 Number of Mass Shootings: 2014 2015 2016 2017 3 333 incidents 273 incidents 383 incidents 345 incidents Oct 1, 2017 | Las Vagas, NV A gunman opened fire on a country music festival. At least 59 were killed and 527 were injured. Jun 12, 2016 | Orlando, FL A gunman opened fire in a nightclub, leaving 50 dead and 53 wounded. Dec 2, 2015 | San Bernardino, CA A terrorist attack consisting of a mass shooting took place, leaving 16 people dead and 19 others injured. Oct 1, 2015 | Roseburg, OR An enrolled student at the Umpqua Community College fatally shot an assistant professor and students in a classroom. 10 people were dead and nine were injured. Nov 5, 2017 | Sutherland Springs, TX A gunman opened fire inside a church. At least 27 were killed and 20 were injured. Dec 31, 2017 Since 2014, at least 1,526 people have been killed and 5,756 have been injured in mass shootings.



Note: A mass shooting involves four or more people injured or killed in a single event at the same time and location.

Source: Gun Violence Archive.