These are the worst mass shootings in modern U.S. history
The below depicts the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. While there are many more mass shootings that have happened, these are the worst in modern times within the United States. Gun violence in the United States has progressively gotten worse and in the case of mass shootings, there are more incidences then ever before. The below 8 mass shootings account for 253 innocent people that have lost their lives to mass shootings. These are the worst mass shootings in moderns U.S. history.
Las Vegas Shooting – Worst mass shooting in United States History
The worst mass shooting in the United States happened in Las Vegas in 2017. The shooter shot from a broken window from the Mandalay Bay hotel and killed 58 people and injured more than 850 people that were attended the Harvest music festival. The shooter fired more than 1,100 rounds for the 32nd suite. The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot.
The worst school shooting in the United States not many have heard of
Bath school disaster of May 18, 1927. The shooter 55 years old took the life of 44 people and wounded another 58 people in Bath Township, MI. 38 of the victims were elementary school children and six adults. The shooter took his own life by suicide. During the attach the perpetrator used dynamite, pyrotol, firebombs, and a Winchester Model 54 rile.
Worst Modern school mass shooting by casualties in the United States
Although there has been 1 other mass school shooting that was worse in terms of mass casualties the Virginia Tech Shooting in Blacksburg, Virginia is considered to be the worst mass school shooting in modern U.S. history. On April 16, 2007, a single gunman took the life of 32 people and wounded another 17 before committing suicide.
The below shows how devastating and mass shootings are to our nation and the family and friends that get directly impacted by them. The loss of a loved one is difficult enough but when someone is lost due to senseless violence those feelings are compounded.
Reports and studies have been done and the findings show that when a loved one is lost unexpectedly by violence those impacts can be amplified. The sense of safety and comfort are taken and anger sets in.
The wounded are sometimes forgotten by media as they concentrate on the individuals who have lost there lives. The wounded in time can suffer from depression or even PTSD or other types of mental issues. Both physical and mental injuries can last months or even years for survivals of a mass shooting.