U.S. shootings in the first week of 2017

U.S. shootings in the first week of 2017

Just six days into the New Year, there have been 315 incidents of gun violence across the United States in which someone was either killed or injured, according to to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive.

The below map shows reported shootings from Jan. 1 to Jan. 6, 2017.

The size of the dots reflect the number of people who were killed.



As of Jan. 6, there were over 200 gun-related deaths and over 450 gun-related injuries in the U.S. since the beginning of 2017, according to Gun Violence Archive.

Eight of thoses killed or injured include children, and 42 of them were teens (age 12-17).

The latest numbers are reported on the day a gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale airport on Friday, Jan. 6, killing five people and wounding 8 before being taken into custory.

According to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 93 Americans are killed with guns on an average day.