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Two More Mass Shootings in Terrorland: Dozens Killed or Wounded

Posted by feww on December 3, 2015

Updated to include the fatal mass shooting in Savannah, Georgia Wednesday

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14 Killed, 17 wounded in San Bernardino shooting

San Bernandino police say they have identified two people killed in a gun battle with police in Redlands, California as Syed Rizwan Farook, a 28-year-old U.S. citizen, and 27-year-old Tashfeen Malik.

This follows earlier news that two shooters had opened fire at a party in the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, killing at least 14 people and leaving 17 others wounded. The shooters were heavily armed, and their motive remains unknown, according to local reports.

The male shooter, Farook, had worked for the county health department for five years, and left the party “under some circumstances that were described as angry,” police said.

Mass Shooting in Georgia

A shooter in Savannah, Georgia killed a woman and left three others wounded early Wednesday morning, according to a news bulletin issued by Savannah Metro Police.

Mass Shooting in Colorado Springs

The two mass shootings on Wednesday follow yet another mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Robert L. Dear, a 57-year-old man, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the shooting, which left three people dead and nine others wounded.

More than 1 Mass Shooting per day in 2015 in US

The following is a 2015 list of Mass Shootings in Terrorland, in which at least four people were shot in a single event. Some 355 mass shootings have occurred so far this year, a total of 336 days.

Key Gun Violence Statistics

Every day, 297 people in the U.S. are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention, of whom 90 die.

Every day, 90 people die from gun violence:

  • 31 are murdered
  • 55 kill themselves
  • 2 are killed unintentionally
  • 1 is killed by police intervention
  • 1 intent unknown.

Each year, 32,514 people die from gun violence:

  • 11,294 people are murdered
  • 19,992 people kill themselves
  • 561 people are killed unintentionally
  • 414 are killed by police intervention
  • 254 die but intent is not known

Each year 2,677 kids die from gun violence:

  • 1,671 children and teens are murdered
  • 827 children and teens kill themselves
  • 124 children and teens killed unintentionally
  • 25 are killed by police intervention
  • 30 die but the intent was unknown

 

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