Tuesday’s bloodbath at an elementary faculty in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 kids and two academics lifeless has rattled the nation and reignited requires lawmakers to take motion on gun reform.
The taking pictures, which got here simply 10 days after a taking pictures at a grocery store in Buffalo, N.Y., took the lives of 10 individuals, marked the 213th mass taking pictures within the U.S. because the begin of 2022, based on the Gun Violence Archive.
It was additionally the second-deadliest taking pictures at a Okay-12 faculty on document, trailing solely the 2012 taking pictures at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., that left 20 kids and 6 adults lifeless.
While the U.S. has not seen a college taking pictures of this scale in just a few years, gun violence on campuses just isn’t a uncommon incidence. According to Education Week, a gaggle that’s been monitoring faculty shootings since 2018, there have been not less than 27 shootings on faculty property because the 12 months started.
Here is an inventory of the 27 faculty shootings which have taken place this 12 months.
Auburn High School — Rockford, Ill.
Two college students have been shot whereas sitting in a parked automobile within the Auburn High School car parking zone on Jan. 4. A 17-year-old female and male suffered non-life-threatening accidents. A 16 and 17-year-old have been each charged with tried homicide within the taking pictures.
Seminole High School — Sanford, Fla.
An 18-year-old scholar was shot 3 times on the Seminole High School campus on Jan. 19. Jhavon McIntyre was injured however survived the assault. Police say the taking pictures stemmed from a dispute between the sufferer and a 16-year-old scholar accused of pulling the set off. The suspect, Da’raveius Smith, has been charged with first-degree premeditated homicide and discharging a weapon on faculty property.
Oliver Citywide Academy — Pittsburgh, Pa.
A 15-year-old scholar was shot and killed exterior Oliver Citywide Academy whereas sitting in a college van ready to go dwelling on Jan. 19. Marquis Campbell was shot twice within the chest and later died within the hospital. Police say two individuals carrying masks approached the van and not less than certainly one of them opened hearth. No arrests have been made within the taking pictures.
Magruder High School — Rockville, Md.
A 15-year-old boy was shot and critically injured by a classmate in a rest room at Magruder High School on Jan. 21. Steven Alston Jr., 17, advised authorities he purchased components for the handgun used within the taking pictures on-line and assembled it with a good friend. He’s charged as an grownup with tried second-degree homicide. The sufferer was on life assist for 3 weeks.
Beloit Memorial High School — Beloit, Wis.
A taking pictures within the car parking zone of Beloit Memorial High School on Jan. 29 left a 19-year-old man lifeless. Jion Broomfield was shot and killed following a college basketball recreation. Police arrested 19-year-old Amaree Goodall in connection to the taking pictures in March.
South Education Center — Richfield, Minn.
Jahmari Rice, 15, was shot and killed exterior the South Education Center on Feb. 1, and two different college students have been injured. A 19-year-old suffered minor accidents and a 17-year-old was critically wounded. Police say a dispute between college students led to the deadly taking pictures. Fernando Valdez-Alvarez, 18, and Alfredo Rosario Solis, 19, have been charged with second-degree homicide.
Rufus King High School — Milwaukee, Wis.
Four youngsters and a girl have been injured in a taking pictures exterior Rufus King High School the place a basketball recreation was happening on Feb. 8. Police say a struggle between two women led to the taking pictures. Devon Jobe, 34, is accused of finishing up the taking pictures that left 5 injured, together with his personal niece.
Wenonah High School — Birmingham, Ala.
A 16-year-old boy was shot within the leg exterior of a Wenonah High School basketball recreation on Feb 4. He suffered non-life threatening accidents and police mentioned he was not the supposed goal.
Catonsville High School — Baltimore
One scholar was shot and injured within the Catonsville High School car parking zone on Feb. 8 following a struggle with one other scholar. The 16-year-old was shot within the arm and suffered non-life threatening accidents. Two college students have been charged within the taking pictures.
Minneapolis Public Schools — Minneapolis
A faculty bus driver was shot within the head whereas driving by North Minneapolis with three college students on the bus on Feb. 9. The driver’s accidents weren’t life-threatening and not one of the college students have been injured. Police are nonetheless trying to find suspects.
McKinley High School — Buffalo, N.Y.
A 14-year-old scholar was stabbed a number of instances and a safety guard was shot exterior Buffalo’s McKinley High School on Feb. 9. Both victims survived the incident. Police mentioned there was a struggle between a gaggle of individuals within the faculty’s car parking zone simply earlier than the taking pictures. Two youngsters have been charged.
Olathe East High School — Olathe, Kan.
An assistant principal and college useful resource officer have been shot and critically injured in a taking pictures at Olathe East High School on March 4. Jaylon Desean Elmore, 18, is accused of bringing a ghost gun to high school and opening hearth on the 2 victims after he was confronted about carrying the weapon. Elmore was shot and injured by the officer who returned hearth. He has been charged with tried capital homicide.
East High School — Des Moines, Iowa
A taking pictures exterior of East High School on March 7 left a 15-year-old boy lifeless and two feminine college students injured. Police say suspects opened hearth from three automobiles on Jose David Lopez, who was standing on the sidewalk exterior the college’s campus. Lopez, who was not a scholar at East, died from his accidents. Students Kemery Ortega and Jessica Lopez have been critically injured within the taking pictures. Ten youngsters have been charged within the taking pictures.
North Gardens High School — Miami Gardens, Fla.
Two college students have been wounded in a drive-by taking pictures exterior North Gardens High School on March 9. A senior and a junior have been hit by gunfire whereas contained in the classroom and have been hospitalized. Police arrested three teenage suspects following a police pursuit.
Justin F. Kimball High School — Dallas
An 18-year-old Justin F. Kimball High School basketball participant was injured in an unintentional taking pictures on March 9. The feminine scholar was shot within the ankle on the bus and handled for non-life-threatening accidents. Police say a firearm in a male scholar’s bag fired when it was moved.
Dunbar High School — Baltimore
An 18-year-old scholar was shot exterior of Dunbar High School on March 15. Police say a gaggle of scholars standing exterior the college’s fitness center have been confronted by an unknown group of individuals. One of them pulled a gun and shot the scholar within the leg. The scholar suffered non life-threatening accidents.
TechBoston Academy — Dorchester, Mass.
A trainer and a 17-year-old scholar have been shot within the car parking zone of TechBoston Academy on March 15. The two have been standing with a gaggle of individuals making ready for a college occasion. The two weren’t critically injured, and two teenagers have been shortly arrested after the taking pictures.
Eisenhower High School — Yakima, Wash.
A 16-year-old scholar was shot and killed exterior Eisenhower High School’s soccer stadium on March 15. Police say Shawn Dwight Tolbert was fatally shot throughout a struggle between two teams of teenagers in a highschool car parking zone. A second scholar was critically injured. Police have charged a 15-year-old within the taking pictures and imagine the incident was gang-related.
Lee Williams High School — Kingman, Ariz.
A 15-year-old scholar was shot within the leg whereas driving a Lee Williams High School faculty bus on March 23. Police say a 14-year-old scholar introduced a handgun to high school and started manipulating it whereas on the bus. The teen fired the gun and hit the sufferer within the leg. Police say the taking pictures was unintentional.
Oakdale Elementary School — Charlotte, N.C.
A teenager was shot exterior Oakdale Elementary School on March 23. The taking pictures close to an athletic subject befell throughout a struggle over a gun. The sufferer was not critically injured, and two juveniles and one grownup have been charged within the incident. School was not in session on the time of the taking pictures.
Tanglewood Middle School — Greenville, S.C.
A taking pictures at Tanglewood Middle School on March 31 left a 12-year-old lifeless. Authorities mentioned Jamari Cortez Bonaparte Jackson was gunned down on campus by one other 12-year-old scholar. Police imagine the taking pictures was probably gang associated. The younger suspect could possibly be tried as an grownup within the deadly taking pictures.
Erie High School — Erie, Pa.
One scholar shot one other inside Erie High School on April 5. Police say the scholar fired a number of rounds in a hallway and hit the sufferer not less than 3 times. The scholar’s accidents weren’t life threatening. The scholar charged within the taking pictures is 14 years outdated.
Edmund Burke School — Washington, D.C.
A person with a “sniper-like setup” in his fifth-floor condominium shot bullets indiscriminately towards the Edmund Burke School campus on April 22. Three adults and a 12-year-old scholar have been injured because the photographs have been fired as mother and father waited exterior to choose college students up. Police mentioned the suspect took his personal life after the taking pictures as officers closed in on him.
Heights High School — Houston
A Heights High School scholar was injured in a taking pictures in a college car parking zone on May 12. Police say a 17-year-old opened hearth on a gaggle of scholars in a automobile returning to campus from lunch. The sufferer was shot within the hand and the alleged shooter is going through a number of fees.
Walt Disney Magnet School — Chicago
A seven-year-old Walt Disney Magnet School scholar suffered a graze wound after a gun by chance went off in a classroom on May 17. A gun in one other scholar’s backpack fired and the bullet ricocheted off the bottom, grazing the sufferer within the stomach. The scholar was taken to the hospital in good situation. The mom of the scholar who introduced the gun to high school is going through three misdemeanor counts.
East Kentwood High School — Kentwood, Mich
Two individuals have been injured in a taking pictures following a commencement ceremony at East Kentwood High School on May 19. Police say a gaggle of suspects fired at one other group of individuals exterior of the college’s stadium. Another group in attendance on the commencement returned hearth because the automobile drove off. At least two have been arrested in connection to the taking pictures.
Robb Elementary School — Uvalde, Texas
A mass taking pictures at Robb Elementary School left 19 kids and two academics lifeless on May 24. The 18-year-old gunman stormed a classroom and opened hearth utilizing an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle earlier than he was killed by regulation enforcement officers. Police say the shooter posted his intentions to hold out the bloodbath on social media and in addition shot his personal grandmother previous to getting into the college. The Uvalde taking pictures comes near a decade after a gunman killed 20 kids and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., earlier than taking his personal life in 2012.