Number of victims of the worst mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and October 2017

Worst mass shootings in the U.S., as of October 2017 The statistic shows the number of victims of the worst mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and October 2017. On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock attacked a crowd of concert-goers on the Las Vegas strip, killing 58 and injuring over 500 others. He took his own life before authorities could apprehend him.
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FatalitiesInjured
Las Vegas Strip massacre (Las Vegas, NV, 2017)58527
Orlando nightclub massacre (Orlando, Florida, 2016)4953
Virginia Tech massacre (Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007) 3323
Newtown school shooting (Newtown, Connecticut, 2012) 282
Luby's massacre (Killeen, Texas, 1991) 2420
San Ysidro McDonald's massacre (San Ysidro, California, 1984) 2219
United States Postal Service shooting (Edmond, Oklahoma, 1986)156
San Bernardino mass shooting (San Bernardino, California, 2015)1421
Columbine High School massacre (Littleton, Colorado, 1999) 1324
Fort Hood massacre (Fort Hood, Texas, 2009) 1330
Aurora theater shooting (Aurora, Colorado, 2012) 1270
Washington Navy Yard shooting (Washington, D.C., 2013) 128
Atlanta day trading spree killings (Atlanta, Georgia, 1999) 913
Standard Gravure shooting (Louisville, Kentucky, 1989) 912
Shopping centers spree killings (Palm Bay, Florida, 1987) 614
Long Island Rail Road massacre (Garden City, New York, 1993) 619
Tucson shooting (Tucson, Arizona, 2011) 613
Isla Vista mass murder (Santa Barbara, California, 2014613
Stockton schoolyard shooting (Stockton, California, 1989) 629
Northern Illinois University shooting (DeKalb, Illinois, 2008) 521
Air Force base shooting (Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, 1994) 523
Thurston High School shooting (Springfield, Oregon, 1998) 425
FatalitiesInjured
Las Vegas Strip massacre (Las Vegas, NV, 2017)58527
Orlando nightclub massacre (Orlando, Florida, 2016)4953
Virginia Tech massacre (Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007) 3323
Newtown school shooting (Newtown, Connecticut, 2012) 282
Luby's massacre (Killeen, Texas, 1991) 2420
San Ysidro McDonald's massacre (San Ysidro, California, 1984) 2219
United States Postal Service shooting (Edmond, Oklahoma, 1986)156
San Bernardino mass shooting (San Bernardino, California, 2015)1421
Columbine High School massacre (Littleton, Colorado, 1999) 1324
Fort Hood massacre (Fort Hood, Texas, 2009) 1330
Aurora theater shooting (Aurora, Colorado, 2012) 1270
Washington Navy Yard shooting (Washington, D.C., 2013) 128
Atlanta day trading spree killings (Atlanta, Georgia, 1999) 913
Standard Gravure shooting (Louisville, Kentucky, 1989) 912
Shopping centers spree killings (Palm Bay, Florida, 1987) 614
Long Island Rail Road massacre (Garden City, New York, 1993) 619
Tucson shooting (Tucson, Arizona, 2011) 613
Isla Vista mass murder (Santa Barbara, California, 2014613
Stockton schoolyard shooting (Stockton, California, 1989) 629
Northern Illinois University shooting (DeKalb, Illinois, 2008) 521
Air Force base shooting (Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, 1994) 523
Thurston High School shooting (Springfield, Oregon, 1998) 425

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The statistic shows the number of victims of the worst mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and October 2017. On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock attacked a crowd of concert-goers on the Las Vegas strip, killing 58 and injuring over 500 others. He took his own life before authorities could apprehend him.
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October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1982 to October 2017

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