All shootings at schools includes when a gun is brandished, is fired, or a bullet hits school property for any reason, regardless of the number of victims, time, or day of the week.
How many school shootings this year? Unlike other data sources, this information includes gang shootings, domestic violence, shootings at sports games and afterhours school events, suicides, fights that escalate into shootings, and accidents.
This information is recorded to document the number of school shootings and full scope of gun violence on school campuses.
Use of this data must be cited with: Riedman, David (2023). K-12 School Shooting Database.
To request an excel copy of the raw data, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, institution/organization, contact information, how you plan to use the data, and statement affirming that your use of the data will be cited. Note: Due to the high volume of emails, you may not receive an immediate response.