Since Sandy Hook there’s been 74 school shootings

Students embrace family members after arriving at a shopping center parking lot in Wood Village, Ore., after a shooting at Reynolds High School on Tuesday in nearby Troutdale. A gunman killed a student at the high school, and the shooter is also dead, police said. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – On Tuesday, a student fired a gun at a school in Oregon, killing one student and injuring a teacher. The shooter is also dead. Similar stories have played out 74 times since the Sandy Hook massacre in December 2012 that left 20 children and six staff members dead.

While students and faculty have not always been killed or injured in every school shooting in the last 18 months, the map below shows the schools where shots have been fired on school grounds. That includes shootings resulting in death, suicide, wounded victims and unintentional shootings. Minors were responsible for 70 percent of the K-12 school shootings.

In New Mexico, two school shootings have taken place since the Sandy Hook massacre, one at Berrendo Middle School in January where two students were injured, and one at Eastern New Mexico University in April where a student was shot and killed in his dorm room. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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