May 26th At least 11 people were killed and 69 injured in at least 12 mass shootings across the United States over the past weekend, according to the Firearms Violence Archive (GVA).
The mass shootings took place in eight states: Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana, South Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Minnesota, CNN reported Thursday. CNN defines mass shootings as incidents in which four or more people are shot to death or injured, except for the killers.
So far this year, more than 7,500 people have died from gun violence across the country, according to the Gun Violence Archive. The number of deaths from gun violence has increased by 23 percent this year, according to the filings.