Florida Mass Shootings Saw Decrease in 2023 Despite Nationwide Increase According to Non-Profit Gun Violence Archive

Tampa, Florida saw 30 mass shootings in 2023, according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), marking a slight decrease from the 31 mass shootings recorded in both 2021 and 2022. The United States as a whole experienced its second-highest total of mass shootings in 2023, with 656 incidents reported by GVA, an increase from 2022’s … Read more

Chicago Police Department Reports Decrease in Shootings and Murders in 2023, Despite Rise in Other Crimes

CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Police Department released its end-of-year crime statistics on New Year’s Day, showing a decrease in shootings and murders despite an increase in other crimes across the city. While Chicago celebrated the beginning of 2024, the city saw its first homicide less than an hour into the new year. Three people … Read more