Overview of Mass Shootings in 2016

Mass Shootings By State

2016 was a busy year for mass shootings. In total there were mass shootings. Here's a table with a state-level breakdown of shootings.
State Incidents Deaths Injuries Casualties

A Nationwide Problem

Here's a map showing in which states the shootings occurred. You can create more maps for 2016 or other years by visiting the visualization page.

Who Was Doing the Shooting in 2016?

Despite being only around 13% of the total United States population, Black shooters were responsible for the majority of the casualities from mass shootings in incidents where the race of the shooter was known. Click the image below to make your own plot.