As Bad as Las Vegas Was, 809 Have Been Shot Since

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At least 809 people were shot in the seven days after the massacre on the Las Vegas Strip, 247 of them fatally, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive reported by The Trace.. They were struck by bullets fired during domestic incidents, drive-by shootings, and accidental shootings. The national gun violence tally for October 2 through October 9 includes at least 22 victims wounded or killed in multiple-casualty incidents, defined as shootings with four or more victims. In one incident, four people were wounded at a vigil for a shooting victim in Miami. In another, five people were wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Houston club. In another case,, Crysta Proctor and three of her friends were fatally shot by her estranged husband in Casa Grande, Az. Proctor had been granted a protective order against her attacker three weeks earlier.

At least 28 other people were also killed in domestic shootings over the week-long period. At least 25 people were accidentally shot in the week after Las Vegas, 13 of them fatally. In Las Vegas itself, three people have been shot since the attack: A man was wounded during a home invasion robbery and another man was critically wounded by his sister during an argument. One woman was killed after an argument at a friend’s house, bringing the number of gun deaths this year in Las Vegas to 169.

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