More than 200 mass shootings have been recorded in The United States also entered the country’s fifth month of 2023, according to gun Monitor violence.
in totalthere have been 202 mass shootings, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive, an independent nonprofit that tracks U.S. gun violence. Monitor defines a mass shooting as any shooting event in four or more people They were shot or killed, except for the shooter.
more than 14,800 people They died K result of gun Violence, including mass shootings, and other incidents, including suicides. more than 6,300 people Matt K result of homicide while approximately 8,450 died from suicide. more than 11,700 people They got hurt in Shootings across the United States
approximately 620 children And young peopleor those under the age of 18, have died so far year K result of gun Violence according to the archives. Nearly 1,500 people were injured.
The staggering numbers come on heels of Yet another devastating mass shooting this weekend left Eight victims deadincluded childrenand several other people were injured, at a mall near Dallas, Texas.
The shooter, identified by authorities as Mauricio Garcia, 33, opened fire at Allen Premium Outlets using What President Joe Biden called an “AR-15 assault rifle.” He was shot and killed by a police officer who He was near the mall when the shooting took place took place.
The authorities did not publicly specify everything of Victims, however, reported several reports children in between dead. Several reports indicated that law enforcement was scrambling to determine whether the shooting over the weekend was motivated by neo-Nazis or white supremacist beliefs.
Capable assault rifles of quickly firing In multiple targets can be installed with High capacity magazines, frequently used for carry out Mass shooting in United State
Biden called repeatedly for lawmakers to ban them. opportunities of which occur, however, seem insignificant, with Fierce opposition coming from Republicans and conservatives more Generally.
“Too many families have empty chairs at the dinner tables. Republicans of Congress cannot continue to face this pandemic with shrug “Tweeting thoughts and prayers are not enough,” he said.
“Once again I am asking Congress to send me a bill banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Enable general background checks. Safe storage required. Termination of immunity for gun Manufacturers. I will sign Immediately. we need Nothing less to keep our streets safe.” added.
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