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Deadliest Mass Shootings in Recent US History

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People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was hear on Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A listing of recent deadly mass shootings in the United States:

October 2017: Gunman kills 58 people at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada.

June 2016: Gunman kills 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

December 2015: Couple kill 14 after storming California social services agency, are killed in gun battle with police.

November 2015: Gunman kills three after storming Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic; is arrested after hours-long standoff with police.

October 2015: Gunman kills nine at Oregon community college before being killed in gun battle with police.

July 2015: Gunman kills five at U.S. Navy Reserve center in Tennessee before being shot and killed by police.

June 2015: Gunman kills nine people in South Carolina church before fleeing, is captured the following day, awaiting trial.

May 2015: Nine killed in shootout between rival motorcycle clubs and police at Texas restaurant.

October 2014: Teenage gunman kills four teens, two of whom are his cousins, in Washington state high school before committing suicide.

September 2013: Gunman kills 12 people at a naval facility in Washington before dying in a gun battle with police.

December 2012: Gunman kills 26 adults and children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut before killing himself.

August 2012: Gunman kills six people at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin before committing suicide after being shot by police.

July 2012: Gunman kills 12 people during showing of Batman movie in Colorado.

January 2011: Gunman kills six people and wounds U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona.

November 2009: U.S. Army psychiatrist kills 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas.

April 2007: Virginia Tech student kills 32 people before committing suicide.

October 2006: Gunman kills five girls in Pennsylvania Amish school before committing suicide.

January 2006: Ex-postal worker kills eight before committing suicide in California in rare case of female shooter.

April 1999: Two Columbine High School students kill 12 students, one teacher and themselves in Colorado.

November 1991: Gunman kills four University of Iowa faculty members and a student before committing suicide.

October 1991: Gunman crashes pickup truck into Texas cafe, then begins shooting; kills 23 people before committing suicide.

August 1986: Gunman kills 14 postal workers in Oklahoma before committing suicide.

July 1984: Gunman kills 21 people at a McDonald's California before being killed by police.