Major shooting incidents in the United States

Sep 17 2013, 11:28 IST
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 People hold a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. (AP Photo) People hold a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. (AP Photo)
SummaryShooting at Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people was latest in the US shooting rampage.

The deadly shooting at the highly secured Washington Navy Yard that killed 13 people including the gunman on Monday was the latest in a series of shooting crime in the United States.

US shooting rampage: 13 dead after gunman opens fire at Navy Yard

Below are some of the worst such firing incidents in recent years.

May 13, 2013: Nineteen people including two young children are injured when gunfire erupted at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, police said. Ten men and seven woman are shot along with a 10-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy.

Jan 2013: 3 hostages, gunman killed in US shooting

March 22: A Marine kills a male and female colleague in a shooting incident linked to a 'love triangle' at Marine Corps Base in northern Virginia before killing himself.

February 11: Four people are wounded outside a Bourbon Street nightclub in the French Quarter during a shooting as crowds gathered for the city's annual Mardi Gras celebrations.

May 2013: Shooting at Mother's Day parade in US, 19 injured

January 05: Four people, including an armed suspect, die after an hours-long police standoff at a Colorado town home. The victims are believed to be related to the gunman.

December 14, 2012: A heavily armed gunman kills at least 20 children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, and a body is found elsewhere in the town. The gunman is also dead.

Dec 2012: Gunman kills 28, including 20 school children in US

December 11: A gunman opens fire inside an Oregon shopping mall, killing two people and wounding one. He then kills himself.

August 5, 2012: A gunman kills six people during Sunday services at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, before he is shot dead by police.

Aug 2012: 6 killed in shootout inside US gurdwara

July 20: A masked gunman kills 12 people and wounds 58 when he opens fire on moviegoers at a showing of the Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, a suburb of Denver. A 24-year-old former university student is charged in connection with the rampage.

April 2: A gunman kills seven people and wounds three in a shooting at a Christian college in Oakland, California.

July 2012: Gunman kills 12 at US 'Dark Knight' screening

January 8, 2011: Then-US Congresswomen Gabrielle Giffords is the target of an assassination attempt in Tucson, Arizona, in which

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