Active Shooter Events in the United States By the Numbers

557: People wounded in an active shooter event between 2000 and 2013.

484:  People killed in an active shooter event between 2000 and 2013.

160: Active shooter incidents occurred between 2000 and 2013.

70: Percent of active shooter events occurred in commerce/business or educational sites.

60: Percent of active shooter incidents ended before police arrived.

52: Percent of school shooting incidents that occurred in classrooms and hallways.

18: Average delay (in minutes) until law enforcement arrives at the scene of an active shooter event.

12: Average number of minutes an active shooter event lasts.

2: Number of seconds it takes to activate Haven Lockdown.

Sadly, active shooter incidents are increasing. Between 2000 and 2003, the United States experienced an annual average of 32.5 casualties (dead and wounded) from active shooter incidents. Ten years later (2010 – 2013), that average annual casualty rate had risen to 116. That’s a 357% increase, and it’s not slowing down. In 2018, the FBI reported 213 casualties from active shooter incidents.

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Data sources: National Sheriffs’ Association and FBI publications ( A Study of Active Shooter Events in the United State Between 2000-2013 and Active Shooter Events in the United States in 2018).