FBI releases report on 2019 active shooter incidents
Posted On: May 05, 2020
The FBI has released its report on active shooter incidents in 2019.
According to the bureau’s report, 28 shootings were designated as active shooter incidents, an increase of one from the previous year.
In total, there were 97 fatalities and 150 wounded, not including the shooters. The report found that 30 shooters carried out the 28 incidents, up from 27 shooters in 2018.
In 2019, there were two law enforcement officers killed and 15 wounded while responding to the active shooter incidents listed in the report. In 11 incidents, law enforcement officers directly engaged the shooter. In 15 cases, the shooters were apprehended by police.