SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IN AMERICA

There have been more than 600 mass shootings since January 2022

There hasn't been a single week without a mass shooting.

By Júlia Ledur and Kate RabinowitzJanuary 23, 2023

U-Va. tragedy: Remembering the 3 football players killed in shooting

At the University of Virginia, three football players were killed and two students wounded on campus on Nov. 13. Here are the victims of the school shooting.

By Olivia Diaz, Gene Wang, Keith L. Alexander and Susan SvrlugaNovember 22, 2022

What was U-Va. shooting suspect’s motive? Clues offer possibilities.

Christopher Jones Jr. is facing three counts of second-degree murder and other charges in connection with the shooting.

By Justin Jouvenal, Laura Vozzella, Emily Davies, William Wan and Keith L. AlexanderNovember 19, 2022

In memorial service, UVA community mourns shooting victims

Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry were remembered during a ceremony at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.

By Peter JamisonNovember 19, 2022

When colleges face threats, these teams quietly try to prevent violence

The shooting at the University of Virginia that left three students dead and two others injured has generated sharp scrutiny of how colleges respond to potential threats.

By Nick Anderson and Susan SvrlugaNovember 19, 2022

Virginia attorney general to name special counsel after fatal U-Va. shooting

Authorities also announced that Virginia State Police will take over the criminal investigation of the shooting that left three football players dead and two other students injured.

By Nick Anderson and Justin JouvenalNovember 17, 2022

U-Va. shooter fired at football player as he slept, prosecutor says

The Albemarle County commonwealth’s attorney says a witness claimed the shooter did not fire at random, and shot one football player as he slept.

By Emily Davies, Justin Jouvenal and Karina ElwoodNovember 16, 2022

How a U-Va. class trip ended in gunfire and death: ‘Get off the bus!’

A witness reveals new details about the shooting Sunday that left three University of Virginia football players dead.

By William WanNovember 16, 2022

U-Va. says it failed to report suspected shooter for discipline

The university revised its earlier account of a disciplinary action involving the suspect in this week's deadly shooting on campus.

By Karina Elwood, Nick Anderson, Laura Vozzella and Justin JouvenalNovember 15, 2022

3 U-Va. students killed after gunman opens fire on bus, police say

The shooting Sunday night set off a massive search and shelter-in-place order on campus.

By Emily Davies, Karina Elwood, Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga, Justin Jouvenal and Keith L. AlexanderNovember 15, 2022

Uvalde school board calls on Texas to raise minimum age for assault weapons

The Uvalde school board is urging Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to hold a special legislative session to raise the buying age for assault weapons to 21. Separately, district superintendent Hal Harrell put the Robb Elementary School principal Mandy Gutierrez on administrative leave.

By Gina Harkins, Andrew Jeong and Silvia Foster-FrauJuly 27, 2022

Uvalde intensifies doubts over whether tiny police agencies make sense

Tiny police departments offer community connection. But critics say they lack the training, expertise and accountability that bigger agencies can provide.

By Steve ThompsonJuly 19, 2022

Law enforcement agencies initiate probes after searing Uvalde report

The report issued Sunday blamed all law enforcement agencies at the scene for failing to swiftly rescue those in the school, and said some could have survived had they moved more quickly.

By Arelis R. Hernández and Maria SacchettiJuly 18, 2022

6 takeaways from the Uvalde shooting report

The 77-page report released Sunday by a special Texas House investigative committee presented stunning new details about the “chaos” and “confusion” during the attack at Robb Elementary School.

By Holly BaileyJuly 18, 2022

Texas House report on Uvalde shooting blames all agencies at scene

Nearly 400 law enforcement officers were at the school during the May 24 shooting and none took the initiative to save those inside, the report says, adding it was possible lives could have been saved if they had acted more swiftly.

By Arelis R. Hernández and Holly BaileyJuly 17, 2022

Uvalde school shooting survivors struggle as they await answers

Ahead of the first report into the May 24 Uvalde school massacre, officials are feuding and families are quietly facing financial troubles.

By Arelis R. HernándezJuly 16, 2022

New video shows police in Uvalde waiting in hallway while gunman fires

Newly available video obtained by the Austin American-Statesman shows a gunman walking into Robb Elementary undeterred and police milling about.

By Arelis R. Hernández and Lateshia BeachumJuly 12, 2022

Senate confirms ATF director nominee Steve Dettelbach

Amid a spike in gun violence and mass shootings, the Senate confirmed an ATF director for the first time since 2013.

By Mark BermanJuly 12, 2022

Trauma physicians have become depressingly prepared for mass shootings

Medical groups have been calling gun violence a real public health crisis for years.

By Caroline AndersJuly 5, 2022