We previously documented the 64 worst mass killings of 2021.

These are the worst thirty-four mass killings for 2022 so far…

If you believe we missed any (Four or more victims with three or more fatalities) from January-September, send us a message.

Salvador Ramos

Twenty-two dead, seventeen injured in TX:

On May 21st, Salvador Ramos, 18, carried out a massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. He was eventually killed by a US Border Patrol agent. Ninety of the people are killed are young children. The adult fatalities are two teachers and the perpetrator’s grandmother.

Peyton Gendron

Ten killed, three injured in NY:

On May 14th, thirteen people were shot at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York by Peyton Gendron, 18. Ten people died. The shooter live streamed the massacre on the internet. The shooter wrote a manifesto saying he would target Black people because he didn’t like them. He appears to have been a copycat of the Christchurch, New Zealand mass shooter who targeted a Mosque and live streamed it.

Robert Crimo III

Seven killed, Twenty-nine injured in Highland Park, IN:

On July 4th, Robert Crimo III, 22, opened fire on a crowd of people at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, IN.

Seven killed in OK:

On October 27th, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Brian Nelson, 34, killed his wife and six children. He set the house on fire and committed suicide afterwards.

Kevin Millazzo

Seven killed in TX:

On February 5th, Kevin Milazzo, 41, shot seven people in Corsicana, Texas. Two of them died weeks later. He committed suicide afterwards. The victims are relatives, a stepfather, and the son of his ex-girlfriend.


Andre Bing

Six killed, six injured in VA:

On November 22nd, Andre Marcus Bing, 31, went on a mass shooting at a Walmart. Bing was a long time employee. Six people were killed and another six were injured. Bing shot himself afterwards.

Travis Birkley

Six killed in WI:

On January 23rd, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, six residence of the same duplex were found murdered. Police quickly ruled out a murder suicide. On January 27th, it was announced that four Black males were arrested as “persons of interest.” Eventually, Travis Lamar Birkley was charged with six murders in June. Police are calling it “a botched burglary.”

Martin Brothers

Five or Six killed, eleven or more injured in CA:

On April 3rd, a mob fight in the entertainment district of Sacramento escalated into a gun battle. At least 74 rounds from five different guns were fired. Six people were killed. Five are known to be innocent victims. One of the fatalities may have been a shooter himself. Twelve people were injured. At least one of the injured is a suspect. Two brothers, Smiley Martin and Dandrea Martin have been arrested. Smiley had a handgun that was modified to shoot full auto.

Anderson Aldrich

Five killed, seventeen injured in CO:

On November 19th, a man opened fire in a gay bar. He killed five and injured seventeen others before being subdued. The perp is Anderson Lee Aldrich, who is a self-described member of the LGBT community himself.


Austin Thompson

Five killed, two injured in NC:

On October 13th, Austin Thompson, 15, allegedly killed five people and wounded two others in Raleigh, North Carolina. Of the the fatalities and both of the wounded are police officers. The rampage stopped when Thompson was shot and injured by police.

James Drayton

Five killed in SC:

On October 9th, five people were shot and killed inside a house in Inman, South Carolina. The suspect is James Douglas Drayton, 24. He was arrested the next day after committing armed robbery near Waynesboro, GA.

Five killed in TX:

On September 29th, five people were killed in McGregor, Texas. The suspect is Nicolas Jaimes-Hernandez, a 35 year old Latino male. The victims are four women ages 14 to 47. The fifth victim is a 15 year old male. Four of the victims are all from the same family.

Gonzalo Lopez

Five killed in TX:

On June 2nd, Gonzalo Lopez murdered a family of five after invading their home in Centerville, Texas. Lopez had escaped from police custody right before the massacre. He died in a shootout with police afterward.

Four killed, three injured in TN:

On September 7th, four people were killed and three were injured in Memphis, Tennessee. The suspect is Ezekiel Kelly. The suspect had been charged with first degree attempted murder in 2020, but only did eleven months after a sweetheart plea deal.

Four killed, one injured in CA:

On January 23rd, two Black males opened fire of a birthday party in Inglewood, California. It is unclear if the perps have been arrested yet. The media ceased coverage of the mass shooting after two days.

Four killed, two injured in TX:

On October 5th, Ron Welch allegedly shot six people in Baytown, TX. Four of them died. He was the second mass shooter of the year who was a tattoo artist.

Shavell Jones

Four killed, one injured in FL:

On November 4th, Shavell Jordan Jones, 23, shot five people in Orlando, Florida. Four of them died, including a four year old. None of the victims were ever named in the media. The victims include four year old Janice Serrano and five adult females.

Four killed in OK:

On June 1st, Michael Louis, 45, shot and killed four people in a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He blames one of his victims, Preston J Phillips, for botching his back surgery. Louis was then shot and killed by police.

Marcus Milligan

Four killed in MD:

On September 9th, Marcus Edward Milligan murdered his wife and three children in Elk Mills, Maryland. He committed suicide afterwards.

Wu Chen

Four killed in OK:

On November 20th, four Chinese nationals were killed execution style on a cannabis farm in Hennessey, Oklahoma. Wu Chen has been arrested and charged.

Four killed in FL:

On August 2nd, Donovan Michael Ramirez killed his wife and three daughters in Orlando, FL. Then he committed suicide.

Jonah Adams

Four killed in VA:

On November 18th, a mother and her three children were murdered in Richmond, VA. The suspect, Jonah L. Adams, is an ex-boyfriend and the father of two of the kids.

David Maine

Four killed in VA:

On October 17th, four people were killed in Woodbridge, VA. The suspect is David Nathaniel Maine. He was a tenant living in their basement.

Four killed in TX:

On October 7th, four Black males were found shot execution style inside an SUV in Fort Worth, Texas. Police believe the shooting stemmed from gangs and drugs. One of the victims was facing charges that he shot and wounded two pedestrians last May. He had been released on bond. Police are looking for one or more Black male perpetrators.


Four killed in OK:

On October 9th, in Henryatta, OK, four friends were murdered and their bodies thrown in a river. The suspect is Joseph Lloyd Kennedy, 67.

Joseph Castorena

Four killed in CO:

On October 30th, in Aurora, Colorado, four people were killed. Joseph Mario Castorena, 21, is accused of killing his girlfriend and three other people. The suspect fled to Mexico and was arrested on December 10th. He was extradited to the USA. The media has not reported his immigration or citizenship status.

Four killed in MI:

On May 27th, Charles Robert Gillard, 51, murdered four family members in Stanwood, Michigan. He tried to commit suicide afterward, but only injured himself.


Four killed in MS:

On April 27th, a gunman murdered four people in a Biloxi, Mississippi hotel. He killed the owner, two employees, then murdered another guest to steal his car. He later barricaded himself in a gas station. After a two hour standoff with police, he died of smoke inhalation. The killer was Jeremy Alesunder Reynolds, 32.

Four killed in OH:

On August 5th, four people were killed at a home in Dayton, Ohio. The suspect is Stephen Alexander Marlow.

David Mora Rojas

Four killed in CA:

On February 28th, David Mora Rojas, 31, shot and killed his three daughters and an adult male at a church in Sacramento, CA. He committed suicide afterwards. Rojas was an illegal alien who had been arrested before but not deported. He used a homemade gun.

Four killed in AR:

On April 21st, four people were killed in Mountain View, a rural Arkansas town. Donnie Trammell has been arrested. Two of the victims are his parents.


Four killed in MD:

On November 4th, four people were killed in La Plata, MD. Andre Sales, a Latino, killed the mother of his two children, Sara Mann. He also killed three other people in the house and committed suicide.

Four killed in VA:

On June 7th, four people were killed in Portsmouth, Virginia. The shooting took place after two Black males storms into a boarding house.

Four killed in MN:

On April 20th, four people were shot and killed in Duluth, Minnesota, two of them children. The suspect is Brandon Taylor Cole-Skogstad, 29, who is related to the victims.

Eric Reyes

Four killed in TX:

On July 16th, four people were shot and killed at an apartment complex in North Harris County, Texas. The suspect is Eric Reyes, 18.

Four killed in WI:

On October 21st, four children were killed in Hartland, Wisconsin. They were killed by their parents Connor and Jessica McKisick. The parents then set the house on fire and committed suicide. Conner was the step-father of two of the kids.

Four killed in NE:

Jason Jones, 42, allegedly killed four people in Laurel, NE on June 4th.


Timothy Rush

Three killed, nine injured in IA:

On April 10th, twelve people were shot in a nightclub in Cedar Rapids, IA. The suspects are Dimione Jamal Walker, 29, and Timothy Ladell Rush, 32.

Three killed, seven injured in IN:

On July 5th, ten people were shot at a house party in Gary, IN. Three victims died. Police arrested a Black male. The media never followed up on the story and nothing else was ever reported.

Lance Storz

Three killed, five injured in KY:

On June 30th, a gunman opened fire on police in Allen, Kentucky. Three were killed and five were wounded. Lance Preston Storz, 49, was arrested.

Three killed, four injured in CA:

On June 12th, three people were killed and four injured during a mass shooting at a rap concert in Los Angeles, California. The concert featured Moneysign $eude, who is signed to Atlantic records. The victims are three Black males. Police are looking for a Black male suspect.

Three killed, three injured in NC:

Six people were shot and three were killed on March 19th, in Fayetteville, NC. Police say it stemmed from a fight between motorcycle clubs. The suspects were charged. The victims and the suspects are all White.

Ajang Ruach

Three killed, three injured In GA:

On Sunday, May 8th, three people were killed and three wounded in Clarkston, GA. None of the victims have been identified by police or media. This is a rural town that has been described as “the most diverse square mile in America.” Almost no media even covered this mass killing. It took place at an apartment complex. One of the wounded is said to be in critical condition. Police say the main suspect is 21 year old Ajang Rauch. Ofieo Ojego, a 25 year old Black male, has also been charged with being his accomplice. Clarkston, GA is a rural town that has been heavily targeted by “refugee resettlement” groups. This caused the population to nearly double between 2010 and 2020. From 7.5k to 14.8k. The 2020 census bureau lists the town as 7% White, 60% Black, and 26% Asian.

Joe Louis Esquivel

Three killed, three injured in MD:

On June 9th, a gunman killed three co-workers at the Columbia Machine Manufacturing plant in Smithfield, Maryland. He wounded a fourth co-worker and also wounded two police officers. The suspect is Joe Louis Esquivel, 23, who police describe as Latino.

Three killed, two injured in CA:

On July 10th, six people were killed at a party in Downey, CA. The victims are three Latino males. Virtual no details have been reported in the media. Downey is primarily Mexican and Pacific Islander residents.


Three killed, two injured in TX:

On August 28th, a man set a Houston apartment complex on fire. As people fled, he opened fire on them. Three male victims were killed. Other people suffered burns. The suspect, Roy Cravin, was eventually shot dead by police. He is a 41 year old Black male.

Douglas Sapirman

Three killed, two injured in IN:

On July 17th, five people were shot, three fatally, at a mall in Greenwood, IN. The shooter was Jonathan Douglas Sapirman, 20. The shooting ended when a concealed permit holder took out the shooter.

Three killed, two injured in VA:

On March 19th, five people were shot outside a hip-hop concert at Chicho’s Pizza Backstage in Norfolk, Virginia. The victims are Sierra M. Jenkins, 25, Marquel Andrews, 24, and Devon M. Harris, 25. Jenkins was a former CNN employee and a current reporter for the Virginia-Pilot newspaper. The suspects are one or more Black males. Police are still investigating and have made no arrests.

Antonio Wright

Three killed, two injured in MN:

On September 4th, three people were killed and two more injured at a house in St. Paul, Minnesota. Police had been called to the house seventeen times in the past year. Anthony Dupree Wright was arrested and charged. The fatalities are a Black male, a Black female, and White female.

Christopher Jones

Three killed, two injured in VA:

On November 13th, three people were killed and two injured in Charlottesville, VA. It took place in a parking garage of the University of Virginia. The suspect is Christopher Darnell Jones Jr, a former member of the football team. The victims were current members of the team.

Three killed, two injured in VA:

On August 18th, three people were killed and another two injured at an apartment complex in Norfolk, VA. The victims are all Black males. Police are looking for a Black male suspect.

Three killed, one injured in GA:

On December 6th, four people were shot at an apartment complex in Macon, Georgia. Two Black male suspects are still at large.

Three killed, two injured in IL:

On October 23rd, five people were shot in Chicago, IL. The shooting occurred at a car club riot. Video shows a large number of young Blacks blocking an intersection and doing stunts with their cars in the middle of the night. The shooter and the victims are presumably all Black.

Juan Mireless

Three killed, one injured in MI:

On June 5th, five people were shot at a family BBQ party in Saginaw, Michigan. The suspect is Juan M. Mireles, 49, who was injured by return fire.

Hines & Troutman

Three killed, one injured in PA:

On October 15th, four people were shot in Pittsburgh, PA. Three died. There were two gunmen. The suspects are Jaylone Hines and Charron Troutman.

Three killed, one injured in MI:

On August 28th, a shooter walked around Detroit, MI randomly shooting people. The suspect is Dontae Ramon Smith, 19.



Three killed, one injured in IL:

On December 11th, four people were shot at Vera Lounge in Chicago, IL. The suspect is Samuel Parsons-Salas, 32.

Three shot, 1 killed in MD:

Four people were shot in Baltimore, MD on March 12th. The victims are Black males who were sitting in a car. Police are looking for a Black male suspect.

Three shot, 1 killed in MD:

Four people were shot in Baltimore, MD on January 19th. Three Black males killed in a drive-by shooting. Perpetrators believed to be Black.

Three shot, 1 killed in MO:

Four people were shot on January 29th in Saint Louis, MO. Police say everyone involved was a Black male.

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