Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a nonprofit that provides information about gun violence in this country, counts last week’s El Paso shooting as the 250th mass shooting of 2019. That makes Dayton’s event the 251st.
We are a month past the mid-point of the year, with August
and December, two months that have historically been the deadliest months for
murder still in our future. GVA defines
a mass shooting as four or more people shot and/or killed in one event—in or
around the same location. Clearly, this
definition excludes from the Read more