Not your imagination: mass shootings now happen more frequently in the US | US news | The Guardian

Frequency of shootings.

It is worth considering the broader context of gun violence in the US. Large-scale mass shootings make up a small fraction of that violence. Of the approximately 33,000 gun violence deaths each year, only about 1.5% come from mass shootings. Two-thirds of gun violence deaths are from suicide. This chart does not show the people who are injured by guns each year in the US – more than 70,000 of them.

via Not your imagination: mass shootings now happen more frequently in the US | US news | The Guardian

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