A series of mass shootings across the United States left at least 12 dead and dozens more injured in 10 states over the three-day weekend, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which defines mass shootings as an incident in which “four or more people are shot or killed, not including the shooter.”
The most notable violence this weekend took place in Philadelphia, where three were killed and 12 injured; and in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which saw its second consecutive weekend of mass violence, this time with two dead and 12 others injured by gunfire. A third person died after being hit by a car.
A drive-by shooting at a high school graduation party in South Carolina has killed one woman and injured seven others. In Saginaw, Michigan, early Sunday, a shooting killed three people, including two men at the scene and a woman who was hospitalized but did not survive, according to NBC affiliate WEYI of Saginaw.
In Arizona, two people were killed and two others injured in a shooting at a Mexa nightclub early Sunday, NBC affiliate KPNX of Phoenix reported. A day earlier, a 14-year-old girl was killed and eight others injured in a shooting amid a crowd of people at a mall in Phoenix.
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