Mass Shooting In History

Satisfactory Essays
There has been many mass shootings in the U.S. The deadliest shooting that has ever happened was the Las Vegas one that happened on October 1, 2017. The Las Vegas Massacre killed around 59 people and injured around 527 others. Stephen Paddock is the shooter and committed suicide before the police found him. This is the deadliest mass shooting ever in American history. On June 10, 2016 there was another deadly shooting. Omar Mateen was responsible for the hate crime that he did. He opened fire at a gay club. It happened at Pulse Night Club. He killed 49 people and injured 58 others. Omar Mateen was shot and killed by the police. This Mass Shooting was considered a hate crime towards the LGBTQ community. On April 16, 2007 there was a mass…show more content…
George hennard was the gunman. He killed 23 people and injured 27 others. He drove into the front window of Luby’s restaurant and immediately started shooting. When the police arrived he had a shoot out with them. He er on killed himself. The motive is still unclear. On july 18, 1984 There was a massacre in San Ysidro, California. The shooting took place at a nearby McDonald's. James Huberty is responsible for the massacre. He killed 22 people and injured 19 others. James was later on killed by the SWAT. I believe his wife said that james might have had some psychological problems. On August 1, 1966 There was a mass shooting in Austin, Texas. Former marine Sharpshooter Charles Whitman was responsible for the shooting. He killed 18 people (including an unborn child) and injured 31 others. Before the shooting happened he killed his wife and mother at his home. He was later on shot and killed by the police. These are most of the mass shootings that has happened in the U.S. There are only seven that are mentioned in this essay. There are many more mass shooting that has happened in the U.S. It is sad that many people have killed others either because they had mental health issues or they hated a community of people or in one case they has post traumatic stress
Get Access