Mass Shooting Database: Shootings of 4+ Were Up 105% in June 2020
Print Friendly and PDF

Here’s a useful new tool: a listing of all mass shootings (defined as 4 or more wounded or killed) in the U.S. in 2019 and 2020. Here are pictures of “Every person convicted, charged or wanted in connection with the shooting of 4+ people or who died before they could be charged.” Keep in mind that some mass shootings have multiple shooters. Also, in 207 of the 288 mass shootings in 2020, so far there is no known suspect.

Some stats on identified perps in 2020:

In more peaceful 2019, whites made up 14% of the perps.

2020 has seen a huge increase in the number of mass shootings over 2019. Here’s 2019:

And here’s 2020:

Month by Month in 2019 and 2020:

January: 27 to 27
February: 23 to 29
March: 21 to 26
April: 31 to 26
May (St. George Floyd, may he rest in power, died May 24): 41 to 58
June: 44 to 90
Last July had 49 mass shootings, but this one is also on track to have around 90.

First half of 2019: 187
First half of 2020: 256
A 37% increase

[Comment at]

Print Friendly and PDF