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Mass shootings in the US: 2022 could be the second-highest year

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This year is likely to be the second-most mass shooting year in the United States on record, according to Data compiled by the Gun Violence Archiveis a non-profit organization that tracks gun violence cases nationwide.

The Gun Violence Archive, like CNN, defines a mass shooting as when at least four people, excluding the shooter, are shot.

By November 22 this year, at least 607 mass shootings had taken place. That’s slightly below the 638 mass shootings at this point last year, the worst year on record since the group began tracking it in 2014. There will be a total of 690 mass shootings in 2021.sum of 610 mass shootings in 2020we are just over a month away from 2022.

Tuesday Six killed in Walmart massacre in Chesapeake, Virginia Four more people are injured.It was just three days after Five killed in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado.

At least 24 people have been killed and 37 injured in shootings in seven states in the past week alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

2022 will see more mass shootings than days so far, a trend that has continued each year since 2019, highlighting the growing prevalence of gun violence in American lives. I’m here.

The pace of mass shootings in 2022 is part of a three-year rise that began in 2020. Between 2019 and 2020, the total number of annual mass shootings jumped from 417 to 610. That number will rise again to 690 in 2021.

At least 3,179 people have been shot so far in 2022, 637 have been killed and more than 2,500 injured.

At least 3,267 people were shot and 645 killed during the same period in 2021, compared to 2,873 shots and 463 killed in 2020.

So far in November, there have been at least 32 mass shootings across the country, with more than 177 people shot dead and 43 dead. Between November and 22nd, 2021, he had 36 mass shootings in which 160 people were shot, 34 of whom were killed.

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