18 school shootings in US in 2018

18 school shootings in US in 2018The deadly gun rampage at a Florida high school on Wednesday took to 18 the number of school shootings across the United States so far this year — a phenomenon that authorities seem powerless to prevent. The stunning number underscored how commonplace gun violence has become in America, with students in elementary and secondary schools regularly performing drills on how to react in an “active shooter” situation. According to the independent Everytown for Gun Safety group, eight of the 18 school shooting incidents so far this year, which cover primary schools to universities, involved guns being discharged with no one injured.

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