Mass shootings over the weekend: At least 10 in the US leave a dozen dead, 60+ injured


At least a dozen people were killed and more than 60 injured in at least 10 mass shootings this weekend in the United States.

Some were at graduation parties, a nightclub, a popular entertainment district or a strip mall.

The US has suffered at least 246 mass shootings in 2022 — far more than there have been days so far in the year, according to the Gun Violence Archive. That’s the same number of mass shootings in 2021 through June 5.

In 2020, there were 161 mass shootings through June 5; in 2019, that number was 154. The non-profit and CNN both define a mass shooting as one in which at least four people are shot, excluding the shooter.

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Here’s where mass shootings took place across the country over the weekend:

— In Socorro, Texas, five people were injured after a shooter fired into a crowd gathered for a high school graduation party, Police Chief David Burton said. All five wounded are teenagers, including two who were in critical condition, he said.

— In Summerton, South Carolinaone person was killed and at least seven others were injured at a graduation party.
— In philadelphiaat least two people were killed and 11 others hit by gunfire at a bustling entertainment district. A third person who died might have been one of the shooters, police said.
— In Chattanooga, Tennessee, two people were killed and 14 were injured at or near a nightclub.
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— In phoenix, one person was killed and eight others injured at a strip mall. The slain victim was a 14-year-old girl, police said.

— In Mesa, Arizonatwo people were killed and two others were injured.

— In Omaha, Nebraskaone person was killed and three others were injured

— In Chesterfield, Virginiaone person was killed and five others were injured.

— In Macon, GAone person was killed and three others were injured.

— In Saginaw, MIthree people were killed and two people were injured.

CNN’s Hannah Sarisohn, Claudia Dominguez and Pervaiz Shallwani contributed to this report.


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