可能 2022 has seen 33 mass shootings so far

Fox News Digital reviewed the Gun Violence Archives’ data on mass shootings from May 1-15 for the previous five years and found 2021 had the highest number of mass shootings at 37, which is a 12% more compared to 2022.

The Gun Violence Archive defines mass shootings as ones where “4 或者更多 [人们是] shot or killed, not including the shooter.” 数据库, as of Monday morning, shows that so far in the month of May, 曾经有 33 mass shootings, including the Laguna Woods church shooting and Buffalo grocery store shooting.

There is no consensus on the definition ofmass shooting,” but it is typically defined as an event where at least four people are injured or killed, not including the gunman, at one location. The FBI does not definemass shooting,” but previously defined mass murdereras a person who kills at least four people in one incident.

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The tragic mass shootings this month have left communities devastated, including in Buffalo, 纽约, 哪里 10 people were fatally shot and three others were wounded in a shooting at a grocery store by a self-described White supremacist.

Police secure an area around a supermarket where several people were killed in a shooting, 星期六, 可能 14, 2022 in Buffalo, 。. Officials said the gunman entered the supermarket with a rifle and opened fire. Investigators believe the man may have been livestreaming the shooting and were looking into whether he had posted a manifesto online (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)

Police secure an area around a supermarket where several people were killed in a shooting, 星期六, 可能 14, 2022 in Buffalo, 。. Officials said the gunman entered the supermarket with a rifle and opened fire. Investigators believe the man may have been livestreaming the shooting and were looking into whether he had posted a manifesto online (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP) (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)

All the victims at Tops Friendly Markets were over the age of 50 except one, 和 11 of the victims were Black while two were White. Among those killed was a retired police officer, a security officer for the grocery store, a local food pantry chef, and a deacon of a local church.

This is just horrific. It’s tragic. I don’t know what other words to describe it,” Buffalo Police Benevolent Association President John Evans said after hearing retired Buffalo Police officer Aaron Salter was among those killed.

The suspected shooter was identified as Payton Gendron, 18, of Conklin, 纽约. 官员 said during a press conference Saturday that evidence shows the shooting was racially motivated, citing a roughly 180-page manifesto that the shooter wrote detailing the attack.

Gendron was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder. He pleaded not guilty Saturday evening.