According to statistics from the US Gun Violence Archives, more than 19,000 people died from gunshots in the United States in 2020, the highest number of related deaths in the past 20 years.
Many people hope that the situation will improve in the new year. However, just in the first weekend of 2021, a series of shooting incidents occurred in various parts of the United States, and the problem of social security is still continuing.
The long-term blockade caused by the epidemic, coupled with the lack of supervision of the proliferation of guns, has caused a series of gun violence tragedies in the United States at the beginning of the new year.
A 4-year-old boy in Texas was killed less than an hour after New Year’s Eve. The local police said that the murderer was celebrating the New Year while holding a gun while dancing and shooting randomly at the same time, which resulted in a tragedy.
Public opinion believes that it is really sad that American society will start in such a tragic way in 2021. And similar incidents of gunshot wounding continued to take place during the weekend.
January 3, local time, a pastor in Texas was shot and killed by an unknown person in the church where he worked. On the same day, in Miami, Florida, two gunmen shot randomly into the crowd, causing six serious injuries.
At least 5 gun violence incidents occurred this weekend in Chicago, Illinois, resulting in 5 deaths and 30 injuries; at least 3 gun violence incidents occurred in New York City, resulting in 1 death and 2 injuries; a man in Michigan was buying electronics When playing a game console, he was shot dead by the seller for no reason.