Oregon on list of mass shootings in 2016

The Ohio massacre of 8 people just the latest in a series of ongoing mass shootings

Chicago police display some of the thousands of illegal firearms they have confiscated so far this year in their battle against gun violence in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

(GRAPHIQ) — A spokeswoman for Ohio’s attorney general says investigators are continuing to look for the person or persons who targeted eight family members found slain in rural southern Ohio.

Seven adults and a teenage boy were found fatally shot Friday at four different properties near Piketon, about 60 miles south of Columbus.

it is just the latest in an ongoing series of mass shootings throughout the United States, from Massachusetts to Florida, Washington to Florida and all points inbetween.

The state of Oregon saw its share of gun-related violence in 2015 and is on the list of mass shootings in the US so far in 2016, as these graphs show.

 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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