Special Report

The Deadliest Mass Shootings Since the Columbine

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17. Virginia Beach, Virginia shooting
> Victims: 12 fatalities, 4 injuries
> Date and place: May 31, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
> Weapon(s) used: Two .45-caliber pistols (all weapons legally obtained)

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16. Washington Navy Yard shooting
> Victims: 12 fatalities, 8 injuries
> Date and place: Sept. 16, 2013 at Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters
> Weapon(s) used: 12-gauge shotgun, Beretta pistol (all weapons legally obtained)

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15. Thousand Oaks, CA shooting
> Victims: 12 fatalities, 11 injuries
> Date and place: Nov. 7, 2018, at Borderline Bar and Grill
> Weapon(s) used: .45 pistol (all weapons legally obtained)

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14. Atlanta shooting
> Victims: 12 fatalities, 13 injuries
> Date and place: July 27–29, 1999 in Stockbridge and Atlanta, Georgia
> Weapon(s) used: .22 pistol, .25 pistol, .45 pistol, 9mm pistol (all weapons legally obtained)

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13. Aurora, Colorado shooting
> Victims: 12 fatalities, 58 injuries
> Date and place: July 20, 2012 at Century Aurora 16 Multiplex Theater
> Weapon(s) used: 12-gauge shotgun, .223 semi-automatic rifle, .40 pistol (all weapons legally obtained)

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