Number of K-12 school shootings U.S. 1999-2024

Number of incidents where a gun is fired, brandished, or a bullet hits school property, regardless of the number of victims, time, day, or reason in K-12 schools in the United States from 1999 to April 18, 2024*

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Release date

January 1970

Region

United States

Survey time period

1999 to April 18, 2024

Supplementary notes

*As of April 18, 2024.
The source defines a school shooting as every time a gun is brandished, fired, or a bullet hits school property for any reason, regardless of the number of victims (including zero), time, day or the week, or reason, including gang shootings, domestic violence, shootings at sports games and after hours school events, suicides, fights that escalate into shootings, and accidents.
Data may differ based on what definition is used.

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