A list of recent high-profile shootings in the United States

By the associated press

The latest high-profile mass shooting in the United States occurred Saturday in Allen, Texas, where eight people were killed and seven injured at a busy outdoor mall before police killed the shooter.

The attack is the 22nd mass murder in the country — killing four or more people, not counting the attacker — by 2023, according to a database maintained by The Associated Press and USA Today in conjunction with Northeastern University.

Here are some other notable mass shootings in the US over the past 12 months:

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An Oklahoma sex offender shot his wife, her three children and their two friends in the head on April 30 before committing suicide. The shooter had moved the victims’ bodies, which were found in a heavily wooded area on a rural estate in Oklahoma.

A man shot and killed five of his neighbours, including a 9-year-old boy, on April 28 after they asked him to stop shooting in his garden because a baby was trying to sleep. The shooter was arrested after a multi-day manhunt. BOWDOIN, MAINE

Four people were killed in a home and three others injured by gunfire on April 18 on a busy highway in a neighboring community. A man who had been released from prison a few days earlier is charged with the murder.

Four young people were killed and 32 others injured by gunfire at a Sweet 16 girls’ party in Dadeville on April 15. Police arrested two teenagers and a 20-year-old man on murder charges.

An employee shot and killed five people and wounded eight others at the Old National Bank in Louisville while livestreaming the attack on April 10. Police later shot and killed the gunman.

Three students and three adults were murdered on March 27 at The Covenant School in Nashville. The suspect, a former student, was killed by the police.


A farm worker killed seven people on Jan. 23 in consecutive shootings at two northern California mushroom farms, authorities said. He faces charges.


A 72-year-old man killed 11 people and injured nine others during a shooting at a New Year’s ball in Monterey Park on January 21. The suspect later died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The manager of a Walmart in Chesapeake killed six people and injured six others during a staff meeting on Nov. 22. Police say the suspect shot himself.


An assailant shot and killed five people and wounded 17 others at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub on Nov. 19. The suspected attacker has been suppressed by patrons and is awaiting trial.

A 15-year-old boy shot and killed five people and wounded two others in Raleigh on Oct. 13, authorities said. The suspect eluded officers for hours before being cornered in a home and arrested.

Seven people were killed and at least 30 injured when a gunman on a rooftop opened fire during a July 4 parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park. The suspected shooter awaits trial. The suspect’s father was charged with helping his son obtain a gun license, despite his son making violent threats in the past.

Three people were shot and killed and 11 others wounded on June 4 on a busy Philadelphia street during a fight that began with a fistfight and was followed by random gunfire. In two of the murders, two men were later arrested and other people have been arrested in connection with the fight.

A gunman killed his surgeon and three other people in a medical office on June 1. The shooter committed suicide when police arrived.

An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School on May 24 in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade. More than 15 other people were injured. Law enforcement killed the attacker.

One person was killed and five injured on May 15 after a man opened fire on Taiwanese parishioners in Southern California. Authorities say the shooter was motivated by hatred towards Taiwan. He has been charged with murder and other charges.

A white supremacist opened fire on a convenience store in a predominantly black neighborhood on May 14, 2022, killing 10 people and injuring several others. The shooter pleaded guilty to murder and other charges and was sentenced to life in prison.

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