In modern US history, two of the deadliest mass shootings took place at only 24 HOURS’ distance from one another. This was happening in 2019, on August 3, when 22 people were deadly injured and 24 were hurt in El Paso, Texas.
According to what the police said, it was racially motivated. But on August 4, nine people were killed and 27 were injured in Dayton, Ohio. And the examples can go on. So, naturally, we keep asking ourselves:
What exactly happens in America? Why are these attacks so often, especially in the last 60 years?
According to ABC, only in 2019, there have been 17 mass shootings. And according to The Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit organization that tracks shootings in the US, there have been 255 mass shootings in 2019.
And this is not all. We gathered other 9 examples of the worst shootings that took place in modern US history: