You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Mass US shootings

This graphic shows data for each of the mass shootings in the United States over the last 15 years. The diagnosis listed did not necessarily cause the rampage.
By location
States by population (2010)
Deaths by firearm per 100,000 (2010)
By age of accused perpetrator
Did the accused perpetrator commit suicide?

Complete list (includes spree killings)

  • Revolver
  • Handgun
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Semiautomatic rifle
  • Assault rifle
Accused perpetrator

SOURCE: Mother Jones, NYT, LA Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, AP, Arizona Republic, Washington Post, Henderson Gleaner, North Illinois University, Seattle Times, CNN, Meridian Star, Chicago Sun-Times, Violence Policy Center, Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Chiqui Esteban, Patrick Garvin/Globe Staff

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of