Where Do Mass Shootings Happen?

This map shows mass shootings between 2013-2015 that led to over four deaths. The deadliest shootings within those years led to more than half a dozen deaths. In 2013, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis, a government contractor, killed 12 people inside the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. In 2014, 51-year-old Don Charles Spirit killed his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida before killing himself. In 2015, 21-year-old Dylan Roof killed nine people inside a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Map of mass shootings between 2013-2015 with over four casualties.
Page Title
Specific Date
Number Injured
Number Killed
Location of Shooting
Aaron Alexis16/9/13813Washington, DC
Abbas Lodhi30/12/1304Pleasant Valley, NY
Ahmed Dirir12/6/1304St. Louis, MO
Albert Peterson21/5/1304Herndon, VA
Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie10/11/1314Brooklyn, NY
Ali Sayed19/2/1334Tustin, CA
Amos Wells1/7/1304Fort Worth, TX
Andrew Sizemore20/2/1404Indianapolis, IN
Andy Keith Hunt2/10/1304Double Springs, AL
Angelica Vazquez14/3/1304Mesquite, TX
Atase Giffa22/2/1514Killeen, TX
Ben Edward Freeman26/12/1334Raceland, LA
Bradley William Stone15/12/1436Montgomery County, PA
Bryan Sweatt29/10/1306Callison, SC
Carlito Montoya1/1/1304Sacramento, CA
Cedric and James Poore7/1/1305Tulsa, OK
Cedric G. Prather7/2/1525Douglasville, GA
Charles Everett Brownlow Jr.28/10/1305Terrell, TX
Cherie Lash Rhoades20/2/1424Alturas, CA
Christopher Carrillo12/5/1505Tucson, AZ
Christopher Dorner3/2/1345Began in Riverside, CA
Clarence Washington3/8/1405Culpeper, VA
Colter Richard Arbach22/11/1414Sisseton, SD
Daniel Green15/8/1304Oklahoma, OK
Darrin Campbell9/5/1404Tampa, FL
David Andrus11/6/1304Darien, IL
David Cornell Bennett Jr.23/11/1304Parsons, KS
David Ray Conley9/8/1508Houston, TX
Dennis Clark III21/4/1325Federal Way, WA
Don Charles Spirit18/9/1408Bell, FL
Dylan Roof17/6/1509Charleston, SC
Elliot Rodger23/5/1484Santa Barbara,CA
Erbie Bowser7/8/1344Dallas, TX
Evan Bennett1/9/1414Greenville, NC
Francis Stack30/8/1404Elmhurst, IL
Guadalupe Ronquillo-Ovalle20/9/1305Rice, TX
Herbert Clyde Hughes Jr.3/12/1304Erwin, TN
Ian Sherrod28/2/1504Tarboro, NC
Ivan Lopez3/4/14164Kileen, TX
Jacob Bennett, Brittany Moser11/9/1304Renegade Mountain, TN
Jaylen Fryberg24/10/1415Marysville, WA
Jerad Miller, Amanda Miller8/6/1405Las Vegas, NV
Jeremiah Bean15/5/1305Fernley, NV
Jody Herring7/8/1504Berlin, VT
Jody Lee Hunt1/12/1405Westover, WV
Joel Smith27/7/1405Saco, ME
John Conta Jr.26/2/1404Oak Lawn, IL
John Zawahri7/6/1355Santa Monica, CA
Jonathon Walker24/1/1514Queens, NY
Joseph Jesse Aldridge27/2/1518Tyrone, MO
Joshua Boren16/1/1405Spanish Fork, UT
Kurt Myers13/3/1325Herkimer, NY
Kyle T. Flack28/4/1304Ottawa, KS
Michael Bournes7/6/1505Deer Lodge, MT
Michael Guzzo26/10/1305Phonix, AZ
Michael Harrison Davis Sheer28/5/1404Mission Viejo, CA
Michael Sanders12/11/1304Phoenix, AZ
Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez16/7/1535Chattanooga, TN
Nehemiah Griego19/1/1305Albuquerque, NM
Nikko Jenkins11/8/1304Omaha, NE
Pedro Alberto Vargas26/7/1307Hialea, FL
Porfirio Hernandez3/5/1444Jonesboro, AR
Ralph Robert Warren III8/5/1304Hendersonville, NC
Rick Odell Smith24/4/1316Manchester, IL
Robert Garza Sr.6/2/1404Defiance, OH
Ronald Lee Haskell9/7/1416Houston, TX
Russell Smith21/6/1504Roy, UT
Ryan Champion26/10/1404Cadiz, KY
Samuel E. Sallee11/5/1304Waynesville, IN
Sidney A. Muller26/7/1304Clarksburg, WV
Sonny Archuleta5/1/1304Aurora, CO
Sonny Enrique Medina8/6/1405San Carlos Park, FL
Sudheer Khamitkar30/3/1504Tulsa, OK
Thomas Jessee Lee29/1/1505Troup County, GA
Tim Adams3/12/1304Alma, AL
Undisclosed (6)31/12/1304Fontana, CA
Unknown (130)2/8/1304Whitesburg, KY
Unknown (162)17/9/1304West Broward, FL
Unknown (172)27/9/1304Ashville, PA
Unknown (180)9/10/1304Paris, TX
Unknown (199)7/11/1304Jacksonville, FL
Unknown (204)23/11/1314Tulsa, OK
Unknown (212)1/12/1304Topeka, KS
Unknown (216)8/12/1304Manchester, CT
Unknown (245)3/2/1404Cypress, TX
Unknown (259)24/2/1414Glade Spring, VA
Unknown (289)9/5/1404Pomona, CA
Unknown (38)2/4/1314San Juan, PR
Unknown (400)19/11/1414Cleveland, OH
Unknown (402)23/11/1405Cleveland, OH
Unknown (410)20/12/1404Rockford, IL
Unknown (419)9/1/1504San Francisco, CA
Unknown (432)4/2/1504King, NC
Unknown (463)24/3/1504Indianapolis, IN
Unknown (47)18/4/1304Akron, OH
Unknown (470)16/4/1505Phoenix, AZ
Unknown (483)3/5/1514Menasha, WI
Unknown (493)13/5/1504Anchorage, AK
Unknown (497)17/5/15189Waco, TX
Unknown (532)13/6/1514Columbus, OH
Unknown (547)27/6/1504Greenacres, FL
Unknown (55)4/5/1364Aguas Buenas, PR
Unknown (562)5/7/1504Rock Hill, SC
Unknown (570)15/7/1514Holly Hill, SC
Unknown (73)28/5/1305Sells, AZ
William Rolando Fuentes Godinez26/8/1404Tulsa, OK

A 2014 FBI report on mass shootings in the U.S. (2000-2013) investigated the location of 160 mass shooting cases that led to the death of four or more people. Within those years, a majority of mass shootings occurred in a place of commerce or educational institution.

Study of 160 mass shooting incidents (2000-2013), graphed by location of occurrence.