ON May 24, 2022, another school shooting took the lives of many in the United States.
There has been a shooting at a Texas Robb elementary school that has been ranked as being amongst the five deadliest US school shootings ever.
What are the five most deadly school shootings in the United States?
Sandy Hook Elementary School
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the school is located in Newtown, Connecticut, and is the deadliest K-12 school massacre in the United States.
Twenty students and six teachers were among the 26 people who died at the time.
Adam Lanza was the person who set off the shooting that killed his mother and 25 other people.
Robb Elementary School
On May 24, 2022, 21 people were killed in a school shooting at Robb Elementary.
This is the deadliest shooting at a K–12 school in the state of Texas and the second deadliest in the whole country.
The shooter was an 18-year-old man named Salvador Ramos, who has been named by Governor Greg Abbott.
In the Robb Elementary shooting, 18 kids and three adults were killed.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On February 14, 2018, there was an attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The location of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is Parkland, Florida.
According to the news source, Nikolas Cruz, a former student of the school, killed 17 people and injured 17 others with a long rifle.
He was charged with murder and attempted murder after his arrest.
Santa Fe High School
Ten persons were killed as a result of the shooting at Sante Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas.
This incident occurred on May 18, 2018.
According to reports, the attacker was armed with a shotgun, a revolver, and pipe bombs.
West Nickel Mines School
On October 2, 2006, a shooting occurred at West Nickel Mines School.
The city of Bart Township in Pennsylvania is where West Nickel Mines School is.
Five Amish girls were killed and five more were hurt in the fifth deadliest school shooting in the US.
Charles Carl Roberts IV was the person who shot and killed the people. He also killed himself.
How many school shootings have occurred in the US?
The shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022, will be the 27th such incident in that year.
Ten days ago, a gunman opened fire on a Tops supermarket, killing ten people.
Education Week says that there have been 119 school shootings in the United States since 2018.
There were 34 school shootings in 2021, which was the year with the most shootings.
In 2020, there were 10 school shootings. In 2019 and 2018, there were 24 school shootings.