MASS SHOOTINGS IN THE US
27 Sandy Hook Elementary School, 2012
Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children and six adult staff members. Prior to driving to the school, he shot and killed his mother at their home. Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.
9 Roseburg, Oregon, 2015
Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer shot and killed nine people, and injured another nine at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Harper-Mercer died after a gun battle with police at the college.
14 San Bernadino, California, 2015
Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik killed 14 and injured 22 in an attack consisting of a mass shooting and an attempted bombing at the Inland Regional Centre.
9 Charleston, South Carolina, 2015
Dylann Roof (21) shot and killed nine people inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Roof was arrested. He confessed and told investigators he wanted to start a race war.
49 Pulse nightclub, Florida, 2016
Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 58 others in a terrorist attackhate crime inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. He was shot and killed by the police.