There have been a total of 21 mass shootings in the United States so far this year, including tonight’s shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District and yesterday’s shooting at a Walmart in Texas.
Definitions of mass shooting are generally vague, but we used the criteria of at least four people shot and killed to create the following timeline.
- Sebring, Florida SunTrust Bank Shooting (1/23/19); five dead
- State College Pennsylvania shooting spree (1/24/19); four dead
- Rockmart, Georgia shootings (1/24/19); four dead, one injured
- Ascension Parish, Louisiana domestic shooting (1/26/19); five dead
- Palm Springs teens shooting (2/3/19); four dead
- Polk County Texas shooting (2/11/19); four dead
- Illinois manufacturing plant shooting (2/11/19); five dead, five injured
- Clinton, Mississippi hostage shooting (2/16/19); five dead
- West Chester apartment shooting (4/28/19); four dead
- St. Louis domestic gunfight (5/13/19); five dead
- Des Moines family shooting (5/16/19); four dead
- San Jose standoff shooting (5/25/19); five dead
- Virginia Beach municipal building shooting (5/31/19); 12 dead, several more injured
- Washington Indian Reservation shooting (6/8/19); five dead
- San Jose relatives shooting (6/23/19); five dead
- St. Louis apartment building shooting (7/6/19); five dead
- San Fernando Valley shootings (7/24/19); four dead, two injured
- Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting (7/28/19); four dead, 12 injured
- Chippewa Falls Residential shooting (7/28/19); five dead, two injured
- Texas Walmart shooting (8/3/19); 20 dead, 26 injured
- Dayton Oregon District shooting (8/4/19); 10 dead, at least 16 injured
In total, that is 129 people dead, and more than 64 wounded at the shootings on this list.