(CNN)When a shooter opened fire on a crowd collected for a music celebration on the Las Vegas Strip last night, he eliminated a minimum of 50 individuals– making the Sunday night event the most dangerous mass shooting in the United States.
Below is a list of the 10 most dangerous single-day mass shootings in United States history from 1949 to today. If the shooter was eliminated or devoted suicide throughout the event that death is not consisted of in the overall.), (
The Harvest Music Festival
A minimum of 50 eliminated
octobre 1, 2017 – A shooter, determined as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, fired from the 32nd flooring of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, on a crowd of 30,000 collected on the Las Vegas Strip for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. A minimum of 50 individuals were eliminated and more than 200 hurt. Officers eliminated the shooter.
juin 12, 2016 – Omar Saddiqui Mateen, 29, opens fire inside Pulse, a gay bar, in Orlando. A minimum of 49 individuals are eliminated and more than 50 are hurt. Cops eliminate and shoot Mateen throughout an operation to complimentary captives authorities state he was holding at the club.
avril 16, 2007 – A shooter, 23-year-old trainee Seung-Hui Cho, goes on a shooting spree eliminating 32 individuals in 2 places and injuring an undetermined variety of others on the school of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia . The shooter then dedicates suicide.
décembre 14, 2012 – Adam Lanza, 20, assassinate 20 kids, ages 6 et 7, et 6 grownups, school personnel and professors at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.– prior to turning the weapon on himself. Examining authorities later on discover Nancy Lanza, Adam’s mom, dead from a gunshot injury.
octobre 16, 1991 – In Killeen, Texas, 35-year-old George Hennard crashes his pickup through the wall of a Luby’s Cafeteria. After leaving the truck, Hennard shoots and eliminates 23 individuals. He then devotes suicide.
McDonald’s in San Ysidro
juillet 18, 1984 – In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Huberty, equipped with a long-barreled Uzi, a pump-action shotgun and a pistol, eliminates and shoots 21 grownups and kids at a regional McDonald’s. A cops sharpshooter eliminates Huberty one hour after the rampage starts.
University of Texas
août 1, 1966 – In Austin, Texas, Charles Joseph Whitman, a previous United States Marine, eliminates 16 and injuries a minimum of 30 while shooting from a University of Texas tower. Policeman Ramiro Martinez and Houston McCoy shoot and eliminate Whitman in the tower. Whitman had actually likewise eliminated his mom and spouse previously in the day.
décembre 2, 2015 – Married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik open fire on a worker event occurring at Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, killing 14 individuals.
août 20, 1986 – In Edmond, Oklahoma, part-time mail provider Patrick Henry Sherrill, equipped with 3 pistols, eliminates 14 postal employees in 10 minutes then takes his own life with a bullet to the head.
novembre 5, 2009 – Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan eliminates 13 individuals and hurts 32 at Fort Hood, Texas, throughout a shooting rampage. He is founded guilty and sentenced to death.
There were a number of other events in which 13 individuals were eliminated:
avril 3, 2009 – In Binghamton, New York, Jiverly Wong eliminates 13 individuals and hurts 4 throughout a shooting at an immigrant neighborhood. He then eliminates himself.
avril 20, 1999 – Columbine High School – Littleton, Colorado. Eighteen-year-old Eric Harris and 17-year-old Dylan Klebold eliminate 12 fellow trainees and one instructor prior to devoting suicide in the school library.
février 18, 1983 – Three males go into the Wah Mee betting and social club in Seattle, rob the 14 residents then shoot each in the head, eliminating 13. 2 of the males, Kwan Fai Mak and Benjamin Ng, are founded guilty of murder in August 1983. Both are serving life in jail. The 3rd, Wai-Chiu “Tony” Ng, after years on the run in Canada, is ultimately founded guilty of first-degree break-in and second-degree attack. He is deported to Hong Kong in 2014.
septembre 25, 1982 – In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 40-year-old George Banks, a jail guard, eliminates 13 individuals consisting of 5 of his own kids. In September 2011, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reverses his death sentence mentioning that Banks is psychologically inept.
septembre 5, 1949 – In Camden, New Jersey, 28-year-old Howard Unruh, a veteran of World War II, eliminates and shoots 13 individuals as he strolls down Camden’s 32nd Street. His weapon of option is a German-crafted Luger handgun. He is discovered outrageous and is devoted to a state psychological organization. He passes away at the age of 88.