U.S. mass shootings in 2012

Two of the deadliest shootings in U.S. history occurred this year in a Colorado theater and a Connecticut elementary school, but so did many others in which multiple people were killed. Among them:


Assault pistol

Rifle/assault rifle


SOURCE: News reports. GRAPHIC: Wilson Andrews, Bonnie Berkowitz, Alberto Cuadra, Emily Chow, Laris Karklis, Dan Keating and Katie Park - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 14, 2012.

Sandy Hook Elementary shooting leaves 28 dead, law enforcement sources say

A shooting rampage in this small Connecticut town on Friday morning left 28 people dead, including 20 children killed inside their elementary school, authorities said.

Remembering the victims

Remembering the victims

Twenty-seven people in Newtown, Conn., were killed by a gunman who then shot and killed himself on Friday.