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Gun Violence Archive Tweets Upsetting Data About Shootings In US In 2017

By Collin Gossel

The day before the Las Vegas shooting, the Gun Violence Archive tweeted harrowing statistics about gun violence in the U.S. in 2017:

The Archive has tallied 11,565 thousand gun deaths in the U.S. — and more than twice as many injuries — since the beginning of 2017. 

It's hard to believe these numbers are accurate, but the Archive shows where the data come from: