Dayton police look for evidence after a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday, Aug, 4, 2019.
Photo: Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP
Photo: Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP

Timeline: 21 mass shootings in the United States in 2019

There have been 21 mass shootings in the United States so far this year, including the shooting in Dayton, Ohio and a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

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Definitions of mass shooting are generally vague, but WHIO used the criteria of at least four people shot and killed to create the following timeline.

  • Sebring, Florida SunTrust Bank Shooting (1/23/19); five dead
  • State College, Pennsylvania, shooting spree (1/24/19); four dead
  • Rockmart, Georgia, shootings (1/24/19); four dead, one injured
  • Ascension Parish, Louisiana domestic shooting (1/26/19); five dead
  • Palm Springs, California, teens shooting (2/3/19); four dead
  • Polk County, Texas shooting (2/11/19); four dead
  • Aurora, Illinois, manufacturing plant shooting (2/11/19); five dead, five injured
  • Clinton, Mississippi, hostage shooting (2/16/19); five dead
  • West Chester Township, Ohio, apartment shooting (4/28/19); four dead
  • St. Louis domestic gunfight (5/13/19); five dead
  • Des Moines, Iowa, family shooting (6/15/19); four dead
  • San Jose standoff shooting (5/25/19); five dead
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building shooting (5/31/19); 12 dead, several more injured
  • Washington Indian Reservation shooting (6/8/19); five dead
  • San Jose, California, relatives shooting (6/23/19); five dead
  • St. Louis apartment building shooting (7/6/19); five dead
  • San Fernando Valley shootings (7/24/19); four dead, two injured
  • Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting (7/28/19); four dead, 12 injured
  • Chippewa Falls Residential shooting (7/28/19); five dead, two injured
  • El Paso, Texas Walmart shooting (8/3/19); 20 dead, 26 injured
  • Dayton, Ohio, Oregon District shooting (8/4/19); 10 dead, at least 16 injured

In total, that is 129 people dead, and more than 64 wounded at the shootings in this list.

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