Mass shootings in the U.S. are on the rise and they're getting more deadly.

Get the Facts on Mass Shootings in the U.S.

On June 12, 2016, The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Shooter Omar Mateen, killed by police during a siege on the club, is alleged to have murdered 49 people and injured 53, bringing the total of victims to 102.

If it seems like the problem of mass shootings in the U.S. is getting worse, that’s because it is. Let’s take a look at the history of mass shootings to better understand current trends.

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