After Uvalde, mass shootings continue across the U.S.
by FARUK IMAMOVIC | VIEW 1150
Another three occurred between Wednesday and Friday. According to the Gun Violence Archive, an independent organization that collects data from over 7,500 sources, eight people have been killed and another 45 injured in the five days following the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.
A mass shooting, defined by the Gun Violence Archive, is an incident in which four or more individuals are shot and either injured or killed, excluding the gunman.
Wednesday, May 25
On May 25, a mountain bike bourne man opened fire at a home where a young man was preparing to leave for prom with his date.
As per the report of CBS3 Philadelphia, a 19-years-old man and woman, a 60-years-old man, and a young woman’s 34-years-old mother were shot in the incident. While the young man was critical, the other three were reported stable.
The boy was in critical condition and the other three victims were stable as of Thursday morning.
Friday, May 27
On May 27, a mass shooting incident was reported in Alabama in which six people were shot at a graduation party.
As per Anniston Police Department, no one among them was seriously injured. There were more than 150 people at the party, and most of them were as young as 14 years old. Several weapons were recovered by the Police from the scene of the crime.
Another shooting incident took place on the same day in Michigan. As per a report of ABC13, a 40-years-old woman and her three children, ages 3,4 and 6, were shot dead. The stepfather of the woman also sustained a bullet injury on the head and was in critical condition as of Saturday.
The daughter of a woman survived the incident who told the channel that the stepfather had shot the children first and then the mother.
Saturday, May 28
In Chattanooga, Tenn., six people were shot a block away from the Tennessee Aquarium downtown, Local 3 News and CNN reported.
Two of the six victims suffered life-threatening injuries. The victims were in the teens and early 20s. Police in Colorado Springs, Colo., are investigating a shooting in a bar parking lot that killed one man and wounded three women, KKTV11 News reported.
Witnesses said the shots appear to have come from a moving vehicle. ABC30 in California reported that three teenagers were wounded and one man killed in a shooting in Fresno Saturday night. The three teenagers expected to survive, but the man, in his 20s, died from his injuries.
Sunday, May 29
According to Fox32, five people were critically injured in a shooting incident that took place in Illinois. The incident took place in West Garfield Park. All victims were between the ages of 16 to 33 years.
In Taft, Okla., a 26-year-old man is in custody in connection with a shooting at a crowded Memorial Day festival that left one 39-year-old woman dead and seven others wounded. The surviving victims range from 9 to 56 and are suffering from non-life-threatening injuries, Fox23 News reported.