Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

This Map Shows All 355 Mass Shootings in the United States This Year

Posted By on Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 3:07 PM

click to enlarge A map showing the mass shootings in Texas this year. - VIA PBS NEWSHOUR
  • Via PBS NewsHour
  • A map showing the mass shootings in Texas this year.
The shooting in San Bernardino, California yesterday which left 14 people dead and more than 20 wounded was the 355th mass shooting in the United States this year, according to the Washington Post.

Each of those mass shootings — defined as any event in which four or more people are shot — have been logged by shootingtracker.com. PBS NewsHour then turned the data into an interactive map:



click to enlarge VIA PBS NEWSHOUR
  • Via PBS Newshour
In Texas, 121 people have been shot this year in mass shootings. That includes two events in San Antonio: One in January when seven people were shot when a brawl at an East Side carwash got out of control, and another in July during a pair of bar fights

The largest shooting this year in Texas was in Waco, when over two dozen bikers and bystanders were shot during a shootout between rival biker gangs at a Twin Peaks restaurant.

Tags: , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation