ON May 24, 2022, another school shooting took the lives of many in the United States.
The shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is the most recent deadly shooting of the top five deadliest US school shootings.
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Sandy Hook Elementary School
En décembre 14, 2012, les Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting took place.
The school is located in Newtown, Connecticut, and remains the deadliest K-12 school shooting in the United States, Fort Worth Star-Telegram rapports.
Un total de 26 people were killed at the time including 20 students and six teachers.
Adam Lanza was the perpetrator who killed his mother and 25 other people in the shooting.
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Robb Elementary School
En mai 24, 2022, à Robb Elementary 18 people were killed in the deadly school shooting.
This shooting is the deadliest K-12 school shooting in the state of Texas and second in the nation.
Un total de 18 kids and three adults were killed in the Robb Elementary shooting.
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting took place on February 14, 2018.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is located in Parkland, Floride.
Nikolas Cruz, a former student of the school was responsible for killing 17 people and injuring 17 others with a long rifle, the outlet reports.
He was arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder.
Santa Fe High School
The shooting at Sante Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas resulted in the death of 10 gens.
This shooting took place on May 18, 2018.
The perpetrator was reportedly armed with a shotgun, a handgun, and pipe bombs.
West Nickel Mines School
En octobre 2, 2006, the West Nickel Mines School shooting took place.
West Nickel Mines School is located in the city of Bart Township, Pennsylvanie.
In the fifth deadliest US school shooting a total of five Amish girls were killed and five others injured.
Charles Carl Roberts IV was the shooter responsible for the deaths, he also took his own life.
How many school shootings have occurred in the US?
The Robb Elementary school shooting on May 24, 2022, is the 27th school shooting to take place in 2022, Radio Nationale Publique rapports.
This school shooting comes 10 days after the Tops supermarket shooting that took the lives of 10 gens.
Depuis 2018 there has been a total of 119 school shootings in the United States, Education Week rapports.
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Dans 2021 the highest number of shootings took place with a total of 34 school shootings.
Dans 2020 there were a total of 10 school shootings and 24 school shootings in both 2019 et 2018.