The recent killing spree at a restaurant in the US state of California, where a gunman shot dead 12 people and himself, marked the 307th mass shooting in the US since the beginning of 2018, underscoring the country’s ongoing gun violence epidemic.
The massacre on Wednesday night at the Borderline Bar and Grill, became the nation’s latest mass shooting, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a not-for-profit organization that provides online public access to information about gun-related violence.
GVA is a non-profit organization that has been keeping track of gun-related violence in the US since 2013.
In all, 328 people died in those incidents, and 1,251 were injured, according to the data. The numbers include incidents in which four or more people were shot or killed, not including the shooters, according to the archive.
The FBI defines mass murder as four or more killed rather than four or more shot.
The rampage also…