There have been an average of almost two mass shootings every day in the U.S. so far this year

By | July 8, 2023

ABC News reports:

The United States has faced at least 351 mass shootings so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive. This averages out to almost two mass shootings a day.

Mass shootings are defined as an incident in which four or more victims are shot or killed, according to the archive.

Though mass shootings don’t make up the majority of gun violence incidents in America, their impact on communities and victims is evident.

Incidents like the mass shootings in Dallas; Nashville, Tennessee; Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, continue to have cities in mourning and have sparked repeated calls for gun reform.

The Gun Violence Archive tracked more than 647 mass shootings in 2022 and 690 in 2021.

At this time last year, the country had experienced 318 mass shootings. [Continue reading…]

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