The number of mass shooting in the US has increased. In many of these shootings, there is no particular motive behind it. Innocent lives are killed leaving their family devasted. Here are the most recent mass shootings that took place in the US.
Fort Lauderdale airport shooting
Date: January 06, 2017
Five people were shot dead by Florida gunman. The incident took place at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2. Eight people were injured. It is believed that the gunman was an Iraq war veteran. According to the witnesses, the attacker started shooting people near the baggage claiming area.
Orlando nightclub shooting
Date: June 12, 2016
This was one of the deadliest mass shooting in the US. 50 people were killed, and 53 were injured in Orlando after a gunman started shooting at a gay nightclub. The gunman took the people in the nightclub as hostages. He was killed later by a SWAT team.
San Bernardino, California
Date: December 02, 2015
14 people were killed, and 22 people were injured when two assailants started shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. The attackers were married. Both of them were killed in a gun battle with police.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Date: November 29, 2015
A gunman went inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs and started shooting. Three people were killed in the shooting. Nine people were reported to be injured.
Date: October 1, 2015
A gunman killed eight students and a teacher at Umpqua Community College. 9 people were left injured. The shooter is considered to have mental issues. He committed suicide after a gun battle with the deputies.
All these incidents have left the nation devasted. Loss of families and friends in this manner is very hard to accept. The government is taking measures to protect the people of the country by strengthening the security system of the country.