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Here's How Little Time America Gets Between Mass Shootings

In one depressing chart.

Posted on December 2, 2015, at 6:48 p.m. ET

In America, mass shootings have become a daily occurrence.

Just 1,064 days passed between January 2013 and the end of last month. During that span, the United States experienced 1,050 mass shootings, according to data from, which defines mass shootings as β€œwhen four or more people are shot in an event, or related series of events."

As a result, there are depressingly few days β€” if any β€” between most mass shootings. More than 75% of the time, there has been another mass shooting on the same day or the day before: