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122 killed in mass school shootings since Columbine

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Since the Columbine High School massacre set off a nationwide moral panic in 1999, there have been 10 school shootings in which four or more people were killed. Including the death or suicide of the perpetrators, these mass shootings have resulted in 122 fatalities.

These are the 10 deadliest school shootings since Columbine (15 deaths):

  1. 2007 Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Va. — 33 deaths
  2. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn. — 27 deaths
  3. 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Fla. — 17 deaths
  4. 2015 Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Ore. — 10 deaths
  5. 2005 Red Lake Senior High School, Red Lake, Minn. — 7 deaths
  6. 2012 Oikos University, Oakland, Calif. — 7 deaths
  7. 2006 West Nickel Mines School, Bart Township, Penn. — 6 deaths
  8. 2008 Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Ill. — 6 deaths
  9. 2014 Marysville Pilchuck High School, Marysville, Wa. — 5 deaths
  10. 2002 University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz. — 4 deaths

Numbers compiled by Axios.

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