They have taken place across the country. From Georgia to California. At elementary, middle and high schools. On college and university campuses.In 46 weeks this year, there have been 44 school shootings. That’s nearly an average of one school shooting a week.
Of those, 32 of them were at facilities serving Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Since there is no single definition for what qualifies as a school shooting, CNN set the following parameters:
The shooting must involve at least one person being shot (not including the shooter).
The shooting must occur on school property, which includes but is not limited to buildings, athletic fields, parking lots, stadiums and buses.
We included accidental discharge of a firearm as long as the first two parameters are met, except in instances where the sole shooter is law enforcement or a security officer.
We included injuries sustained from BB guns, since the Consumer Product Safety Commission has identified them as potentially lethal.
At least two students were killed and several injured in a shooting atSaugus High School.The 16-year-old shooter is in police custody. As of November 14, he was in grave condition.
A 19-year-old student was shot by a masked gunman while getting out of a car atAchievement Academy, a high school. His injuries were non-life-threatening. Authorities believe an altercation occurred between the victim and shooter.
A man was shot in the leg outside a dorm on theLangston Universitycampus. He was taken via helicopter to an Oklahoma City hospital.
A 30-year-old student was shot in the chest and killed in aTexas State Technical Collegehousing facility. Police believe the 20-year-old shooter and the victim were involved in a relationship dispute that turned into a physical fight.
A 22-year-old man was shot and killed outside anAustin Peay State Universityresidence hall. Police believe the incident was a drug deal gone wrong.
A 16-year old student was shot by another student outsideRidgway High Schoolin what police believe to be a gang-related incident. The victim was taken to the hospital and later released.
A student and a police officer were shot and injured in aGrambling State Universityassembly center. During an event, two men were involved in an altercation when one produced a gun and shot the other twice in the chest. As police tried to intervene, an officer was shot in the leg.
A 19-year-old student was shot in the abdomen and killed in aTennessee State Universitydorm. The incident occurred after an 18-year-old classmate discharged a stolen gun he was playing with. The shooter and victim thought the gun was a pellet gun.
After a football game atRayne High School’sstadium let out, multiple shots were fired into the parking lot, according to police. One person was hit and taken to the hospital. Police have arrested the men believed to be involved in the shooting.
Two men entered the playground atGreenhalge Elementary Schooland shot indiscriminately at children with BB guns, hitting five children. Two injured children were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A man, 34, was riding his bike through aBulkeley High Schoolparking lot when he was shot at least once. He died from his injuries.
A 22-year-old shot a teenager at the basketball court ofWilliwaw Elementary School after a fight broke out among a group of people, according to authorities. The teen was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but survived.
A 15-year-old student was critically injured in a shooting at a parking lot outsideCarman-Ainsworth High School. The incident happened after a fight among dozens of students had broken out on school property and expanded to the area where the teen was shot, according to police.
A 25-year-old man was playing basketball at Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School when he was shot in the leg, the Chicago Police Department told CNN.
A student was shot during a spring football game atTerry Parker High School. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, but police later said he was in stable condition.
A 21-year-old man died from a gunshot wound after being shot in a parking lot near a fraternity house at theUniversity of Oregon.
A gunman opened fire on the final day of classes at theUniversity of North Carolinaat Charlotte, killing two people and wounding four others — three of them critically, authorities said. The shooter, 22, was a former student.
A student shot a fellow 8th-grade student in the hallway ofPrescott High School, sheriff’s deputies said. The injured boy was airlifted to the hospital. The school district said the shooting appeared to be a premeditated attack.
A 10-year-old student riding the bus home fromHolmes County Elementary Schoolwas injured after he was struck by a bullet in his left hand. It’s unclear where the bullet came from. The fifth-grader said another student on the bus shot him, but the school district said the bus was the target of a drive-by shooting.
A 17-year-old student atRobert E. Lee High Schoolwas shot in the arm in the school’s gym. The student’s injury was non-life-threatening. Authorities said the suspect was a minor and likely a fellow student.
A 46-year-old man was shot multiple times by his neighbor atEaglecrest High Schoolamid an ongoing argument over a parking spot. The victim died from his injuries.
A 15-year-old girl was shot outsideCentral Academy of Excellenceduring a basketball game. Police said the victim had fought with two shooting suspects, 21 and 18, during the game. The suspects were escorted out of the game and allegedly shot the girl when she left the building a short time later.
AFrederick Douglass High Schoolstaff member was seriously injured after a 25-year-old man entered the school and shot him. The shooter is a family member of the victim, police said.
A 16-year-old student was shot atAtascocita High Schoolwhile trying to buy marijuana from a 17-year-old student, sheriff’s deputies said. The student who was shot suffered non-life-threatening wounds, and police identified the shooter after he posted about the incident on Snapchat.
A 14-year-old student atManassas High School ROTC was sent to the hospital for injuries after he was shot with a pellet gun at school.
A man was injured when he was shot outsideMiller Grove High Schoolafter school hours. The victim, who was not a student, was running on the school’s track when he saw someone trying to break into his vehicle. When he confronted the man, he was shot once,police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, got into an altercation outsideW.P. Davidson High Schoolthat led to the exchange of gunfire, police said. Both were injured. At least one of the men was not a student at the school, the principal said.
A 17-year-old high school student was fatally shot outsideCentral Elementary School. Police said the victim knew the shooter and it was not a random crime.