Here is a look at other shoot­ing ram­pages in the United States:

USA TODAY US Edition - - NEWS -

❚ Oct. 1, 2017: Stephen Pad­dock, 64, fires more than 1,000 rounds from a

32nd-floor ho­tel suite on con­cert­go­ers at the Route 81 Har­vest Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, killing 58 peo­ple and leav­ing hun­dreds in­jured. Pad­dock is later found dead of a self-in­flicted gun­shot wound. His mo­tive re­mains un­known.

❚ June 12, 2016: Omar Ma­teen, a

29-year-old se­cu­rity guard, kills 49 peo­ple and wounds 58 oth­ers at Pulse, a gay night­club in Or­lando, Flor­ida, that was host­ing a Latin night. Ma­teen is killed by po­lice.

❚ April 16, 2007: Se­ung Hui Cho, a

23-year-old stu­dent, goes on a shoot­ing spree at Vir­ginia Tech in Blacks­burg, Vir­ginia. He kills 32 peo­ple be­fore killing him­self.

❚ Dec. 14, 2012: Adam Lanza, 20, guns down 20 chil­dren and six adults at Sandy Hook El­e­men­tary School in New­town, Con­necti­cut, be­fore killing him­self.

❚ Oct. 16, 1991: Ge­orge Hen­nard, 35, crashes his pickup through the wall of Luby’s Cafe­te­ria in Killeen, Texas. He shoots and kills 23 peo­ple be­fore com­mit­ting sui­cide.

❚ July 18, 1984: James Hu­berty, 41, guns down 21 adults and chil­dren at a McDon­ald’s in San Ysidro, Cal­i­for­nia, be­fore be­ing killed by po­lice.

❚ Aug. 1, 1966: Charles Joseph Whit­man, a for­mer U.S. Ma­rine, shoots and kills 16 peo­ple from a tower at the Univer­sity of Texas in Austin be­fore be­ing shot by po­lice.

❚ Aug. 20, 1986: A part-time mail car­rier, Patrick Henry Sher­rill, shoots

14 postal work­ers to death in Ed­mund, Ok­la­homa, be­fore killing him­self.

❚ Dec. 2, 2015: Syed Fa­rook and Tash­feen Ma­lik, a mar­ried cou­ple liv­ing in Red­lands, Cal­i­for­nia, open fire at a San Bernardino County Depart­ment of Pub­lic Health train­ing event and hol­i­day party, killing 14 peo­ple and in­jur­ing 22. Fa­rook, an Amer­i­can-born U.S. cit­i­zen of Pak­istani de­scent, worked at the health depart­ment. Ma­lik had pledged al­le­giance to the Is­lamic State in a Face­book post.

❚ Nov. 5, 2009: U.S. Army Maj. Ni­dal Hasan shoots and kills 13 peo­ple and in­jures 30 at Fort Hood near Killeen, Texas. Hasan, a psy­chi­a­trist, ap­peared to have been rad­i­cal­ized by an Is­lamic cleric. He is con­victed and sen­tenced to death.

❚ Sept. 16, 2013: Gun­man Aaron Alexis,

34, fa­tally shoots 12 peo­ple and in­jures three at the head­quar­ters of the Naval Sea Sys­tems Com­mand in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. He is killed by po­lice.

❚ July 20, 2012: James Holmes guns down 12 peo­ple in a movie theater in Au­rora, Col­orado. He is con­victed of first-de­gree mur­der and at­tempted mur­der and sen­tenced to 12 con­sec­u­tive life sen­tences plus 3,318 years with­out pa­role.

❚ Oct. 1, 2015: Christo­pher Harper-Mercer, 26, a stu­dent at Um­pqua Com­mu­nity Col­lege near Rose­burg, Ore­gon, shoots an as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor and eight stu­dents. Af­ter a shootout with po­lice, he com­mits sui­cide.

❚ June 18, 2015: A gun­man opens fire at a weekly Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Epis­co­pal Church in Charles­ton, South Carolina. Nine peo­ple are killed, in­clud­ing pas­tor Cle­menta Pinck­ney; a 10th vic­tim sur­vives. The morn­ing af­ter the at­tack, po­lice ar­rest a sus­pect, Dy­lann Roof, 21. In De­cem­ber 2016, Roof is con­victed of 33 fed­eral hate crimes charges and sen­tenced to death.

❚ July 16, 2015: Muham­mad Youssef Ab­du­lazeez opens fire on two mil­i­tary in­stal­la­tions in Chat­tanooga, Ten­nessee. The first is a drive-by shoot­ing at a re­cruit­ing cen­ter; the sec­ond is at a Navy Re­serve cen­ter. Four Marines and a sailor die; a Ma­rine re­cruit of­fi­cer and a po­lice of­fer are wounded. Ab­du­lazeez is killed by po­lice.

❚ Nov. 27, 2015: A gun­man at­tacks a Planned Par­ent­hood clinic in Col­orado Springs, Col­orado, killing a po­lice of­fi­cer and two civil­ians and in­jur­ing nine. Robert Lewis Dear is charged with first-de­gree mur­der.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.