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Week 1: August, 2016 | Timelines of Gun Violence

Note:This has been updated since initially published in order to include mass shootings that occurred during this week, but had not yet been reported. at the time of the initial publishing on 8/7/2016. There were more mass shootings than there were days in the first calendar week in

August, 2016.

Based on the source research, there were nine mass shootings in the US between Monday,

August 1 and Saturday, August 6. These shootings resulted in 29 wounded and 9 deaths. Among the deaths were three children in the same family and a young lady who would have turned 16 on August 18th.

Browse the Timeline below for details of each shooting. Source:

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