The mass shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is one of just over 600 mass shootings to date in 2022 in the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit data collection organization that tallies gun violence incidents.
The school shooting in which 19 children and two adults were killed at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday is the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. this year.
The Colorado Springs shooting has the fourth highest number of victims overall, including dead and injured, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive. The only mass shootings with more are Uvalde, the Highland Park July 4th parade shooting in Illinois, and a shooting at a car show in Dumas, Arkansas that left one dead and 26 injured in March.
The Gun Violence Archive defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more people are shot or killed, excluding the gunman.
Prior to the massacre in Uvalde, Texas, the deadliest mass shooting this year was at a supermarket in Buffalo where a gunman dressed in tactical gear killed 10 people and wounded three others.
Here is a partial list of mass shootings this year. A full list of mass shootings in 2022 can be found here.
Law enforcement search after a mass shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade in downtown Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb on Monday, July 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on a crowd attending an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Robert Crimo III was indicted on 117 counts by a grand jury in July.
Crimo has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.
In addition to the seven victims who died, dozens of others were injured.
Escaped inmate shot, killed during foot chase after possibly killing 1 adult, 4 children from the Houston-area, TDCJ says
A convicted killer who escaped police custody in Leon County, Texas in May is said to have killed one adult and four children near Centerville on June 2.
The victims were identified as Mark Collins, 66 and his grandsons Waylon Collins, 18; Carson Collins, 16; Hudson Collins, 11; and Bryson Collins, 11.
Gonzalo Lopez, 46, was later shot to death during a foot chase with law enforcement agencies in Jourdanton near San Antonio.
Emergency personnel gather near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)
A gunman walked into an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon and killed 19 children and two adults, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a news conference. Police killed the gunman.
FILE – People pray outside the scene of a shooting where police are responding at a supermarket, in Buffalo, N.Y., May 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
A gunman dressed in tactical gear killed 10 people and wounded three others at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket, officials said. The suspect, an 18-year-old man, shot 13 people — 11 of whom are Black and two who are white — at the Tops Friendly Market. The suspected gunman broadcast the rampage live on the streaming platform Twitch before surrendering to authorities.
Shooting near flea market in north Harris County (KPRC)
Two people were killed and three more were injured after a shooting Sunday at a Houston flea market, authorities said. The shooting at the open-air market arose from an “altercation” that involved all five of the people, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. He said no “innocent bystanders” were injured.
Crime scene tape surrounds Geneva Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in Laguna Woods, Calif. A shooting at the church on Sunday left one dead and five injured. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)
One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting at a meeting of churchgoers in Southern California, authorities said. Parishioners stopped and hog-tied the gunman in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery,” the Associated Press reported.
A large police presence is seen in Milwaukee (CNN)
Seventeen people were hurt when two groups started firing at each other blocks from an arena where an NBA playoff game was underway, the Associated Press reported. Five of the injured were armed and were among the 10 people taken into custody, police said.
FILE – New York City Police Department personnel gather at the entrance to a subway stop in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 12, 2022. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) (Associated Press)
A gunman set off smoke canisters and wounded 10 people in an attack on a New York Subway. The suspected shooter was taken into custody after calling a Crime Stoppers tip line on himself, NBC News reported.
Authorities search area of the scene of a mass shooting with multiple deaths in Sacramento, Calif. Sunday, April 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
Six people were killed and 12 others were injured in downtown Sacramento in early April, NBC News reported. Investigators believe multiple shooters opened fire after a fight broke out following last call.
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