There have been more than 600 mass shootings since January 2022

There have been more than 600 mass shootings since Jan. 1, 2022 in the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

A shooter opened fire on the eve of Lunar New Year at a dance studio in Monterey Park, a majority-Asian Los Angeles suburb. On Monday, the 11th victim of that shooting died at a local hospital. The attack comes after several major shootings shook the country in 2022.

Mass shootings — where four or more people, not including the shooter, are injured or killed — have averaged more than one per day since January 2022. Not a single week in 2022 has passed without at least four mass shootings.

January 2022

34 mass shootings

13 days with NONE

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

February

36 mass shootings

8 days with NONE

March

42 mass shootings

10 days with NONE

April

57 mass shootings

9 days with NONE

May

63 mass shootings

5 days with NONE

Buffalo

Uvalde

June

65 mass shootings

6 dayS with NONE

Tulsa

July

89 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

August

63 mass shootings

7 dayS with NONE

September

64 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

October

61 mass shootings

7 days with NONE

November

43 mass shootings

8 dayS with NONE

Club Q

U-Va.

Walmart

December

30 mass shootings

11 dayS with NONE

January 2023

36 mass shootings*

7 dayS with NONE

Monterrey

*As of January 22

January 2022

34 mass shootings

13 days with NONE

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

February

36 mass shootings

8 days with NONE

March

42 mass shootings

10 days with NONE

April

57 mass shootings

9 days with NONE

May

63 mass shootings

5 days with NONE

Buffalo

Uvalde

June

65 mass shootings

6 dayS with NONE

Tulsa

July

89 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

August

63 mass shootings

7 dayS with NONE

September

64 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

October

61 mass shootings

7 days with NONE

November

43 mass shootings

8 dayS with NONE

Club Q

U-Va.

Walmart

December

30 mass shootings

11 dayS with NONE

January 2023

36 mass shootings*

7 dayS with NONE

Monterrey

*As of January 22

January 2022

February

34 mass shootings

13 days with NONE

36 mass shootings

8 days with NONE

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

April

March

57 mass shootings

9 days with NONE

42 mass shootings

10 days with NONE

May

June

63 mass shootings

5 days with NONE

65 mass shootings

6 dayS with NONE

Tulsa

Buffalo

Uvalde

July

August

89 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

63 mass shootings

7 dayS with NONE

September

October

64 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

61 mass shootings

7 days with NONE

November

December

43 mass shootings

8 dayS with NONE

30 mass shootings

11 dayS with NONE

Club Q

U-Va.

Walmart

January 2023

36 mass shootings*

7 dayS with NONE

Monterrey

*As of January 22

January 2022

February

36 mass shootings

8 days with NONE

34 mass shootings

13 days with NONE

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

March

April

42 mass shootings

10 days with NONE

57 mass shootings

9 days with NONE

May

June

63 mass shootings

5 days with NONE

65 mass shootings

6 dayS with NONE

Tulsa

Buffalo

Uvalde

July

August

89 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

63 mass shootings

7 dayS with NONE

September

October

64 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

61 mass shootings

7 days with NONE

November

December

43 mass shootings

10 dayS with NONE

30 mass shootings

11 dayS with NONE

U-Va.

Club Q

Walmart

January 2023

36 mass shootings*

7 days with NONE

Monterrey

*As of January 22

January 2022

February

March

42 mass shootings

10 days with NONE

36 mass shootings

8 days with NONE

34 mass shootings

13 days with NONE

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

April

May

June

57 mass shootings

9 days with NONE

63 mass shootings

5 days with NONE

65 mass shootings

6 dayS with NONE

Tulsa

Buffalo

Uvalde

July

August

September

89 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

63 mass shootings

7 dayS with NONE

64 mass shootings

5 dayS with NONE

October

November

December

61 mass shootings

7 days with NONE

43 mass shootings

10 dayS with NONE

30 mass shootings

11 dayS with NONE

U-Va.

Club Q

Walmart

January 2023

36 mass shootings*

7 days with NONE

Monterrey

*As of January 22

Mass shootings have been on the rise in recent years. In 2021, almost 700 such incidents occurred, a jump from the 610 in 2020 and 417 in 2019. Before that, incidents had not topped 400 annually since the Gun Violence Archive started tracking in 2014.

2022 was close behind the high reached in 2021.

Mass shootings

per year since 2014

690

647

610

417

383

348

336

336

273

36

23*

’14

’15

’16

’17

’18

’19

’20

’21

’22

*As of January 22

690

Mass shootings

per year since 2014

647

610

417

383

348

336

336

273

36

23*

’14

’15

’16

’17

’20

’21

’22

’18

’19

*As of January 22

Mass shootings

per year since 2014

273

2014

336

2015

2016

383

348

2017

336

2018

417

2019

610

2020

690

2021

647

2022

2023*

36

*As of January 22

With eight days to go, this January has had more shootings than any other January on the database’s records. The toll is immense. In 2022 alone, mass shootings have killed 673 people and injured 2,700.

correction

A previous version of the article showed an incorrect date for the Uvalde school shooting.

Data is from the Gun Violence Archive.

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