UVALDE, Texas (KXAN) – Ahead of Tuesday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, where at least 19 people died, there were 78 instances of shootings on school grounds in Texas since 2013, according to an organization that tracks them.
To research made by Everytown for gun safetyindicated on the map below, the details where shots were fired on K-12 and university/college campuses since the group began following them in 2013.
Larger dots mean more people were shot at one location. Of 925 school shootings across the country the group has tracked, most have occurred in Texas.
The school grounds shootings left 36 dead and 59 injured in Texas, the data shows. That includes when 10 people died and 13 were injured in 2018 at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas.
Nationally, 295 people have died and 621 others have been injured in school shootings, the data shows.
The the group did the same for mass shootings across the country, including those in Texas. Data for such shootings dates back to 2009. The group defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more people were shot, excluding the shooter.
In Texas, 30 such incidents have occurred since then, with 201 people fatally shot and 153 injured. Here is the map.
Of 274 nationwide mass shootings tracked by the group, most occurred in Texas and California, with 30 each.