The mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine, was the 36th mass shooting reported in the United States this year. According to data maintained by The Associated Press and USA Today in partnership with Northeastern University, 188 people lost their lives in those murders.
The latest mass killing occurred on Wednesday.
Here is a list of mass shootings in the United States in 2023.
Lewiston, Maine (October 25) – In the latest tragic gang attack, a man reportedly opened fire at a bowling alley and bar, killing at least 16 people, including two law enforcement officers. AP.
The person of interest in the Maine mass murder case was a military-trained firearms instructor who had recently been admitted to a mental health facility, officials said. Breaking news from state police.
Lake Township, Ohio (August 24) – Five family members, including three children, were found shot to death during a welfare check by police officers. They were identified as Jason Dunham, his wife Melissa, and their children, ages 15, 12, and 9. Authorities are investigating the incident as a domestic dispute that escalated into a fatal outcome, but it remains unclear who fired the shots. deadly shot.
Allen Mall, Texas (May 6) – On May 6, 2023, a mass shooting occurred at Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas. Nine people, including the gunman, were killed and seven others injured. The gunman, Mauricio Martinez Garcia, 33, had far-right extremist beliefs, but the exact motive for the attack remains unclear. The police shot and killed the perpetrator.
Henrietta, Oklahoma (May 1) – Jesse McFadden, 39 years old He shot and killed his wife, three children, and two friends before taking his own life. Their bodies were discovered on his country property. The man had a previous conviction as a rapist and was released earlier than scheduled, even though he faced new sexual charges in a separate case.
Cleveland, Texas (April 28) – Francisco Oropesa He is accused of murdering five neighbors in Houston, Texas, including a 9-year-old boy. In June, a grand jury indicted the 38-year-old on multiple murder charges. He is accused of using an AR-style rifle to shoot and kill five members of the same family inside his Cleveland home.