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Shooting in Ohio leaves 9 dead and 27 wounded

Date of Occurrence: 4th August 2019 Location: Dayton, Ohio Event: Mass Shooting Fatalities: 9 Injuries/Displaced: 27

A gunman opened fire on the streets of Dayton, Ohio killing 9 and injuring 22 others in a shooting that lasted just over 30 seconds. The attack occurred in front of a bar where the gunman and his sister, who was among those killed, entered together earlier in the night. The attacker fired on entrance of the bar and attempted to gain entry but was stopped by several nearby police officers.



ABC News

Shooting at El Paso Walmart kills 22 and injures 24

Date of Occurrence: 3rd August 2019 Location: El Paso, Texas Event: Mass Shooting Fatalities: 22 Injuries/Displaced: 24

A gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 and injuring 24 people. The gunman surrendered to police after they arrived, prosecutors to seek the death penalty for domestic terrorism and a civil rights hate crime investigation.


CBS News

NY Times

Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival leaves 3 dead and 13 wounded

Date of Occurrence: 28th July 2019 Location: Gilroy, California Event: Mass Shooting Fatalities: 3 Injuries/Displaced: 13

A gunman cut through a wire fence to enter a food festival in Gilroy, California and opened fire, killing 3 people and injuring 13. Many of the casualties were children. Officers at the festival engaged and injured the shooter, who was wearing a ballistic vest, in less than a minute. The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot.


NY Times

LA Times