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An active shooter situation occurred in Colorado Friday when a man burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire. The shooting, which took place in the city of Colorado Springs, left three persons dead and the gunman was taken in alive.

The Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg, Ore. has rocked the nation, adding to a long list of mass shootings while sparking yet another gun control debate. But one of the most chilling details of the shooting are claims that the 26-year-old deceased shooter targeted Christians if a victim’s statements are believed to be true.

Oregon State Police reports that around 7 to 10 were shot dead and 20 others wounded at Umpqua Community College. Although details are scant at the moment, the shooter is reportedly down.

The state of Louisiana was rocked by a horrific movie theater shooting Thursday night that left three people dead, and nine others wounded. John Houser, a 59-year-old white man from Alabama, opened fired at the Grand 16 Theater in the town of Lafayette and is counted among the dead.

Residents in Chattanooga, Tenn. are still processing the events of the reserve center and recruiting center shooting in an area strip that took place Thursday morning. In the aftermath, the slain gunman’s identity has been revealed as Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, and here’s what we know about him so far.

As details from the Chattanooga reserve center shooting in Tennessee continue to develop, authorities say the event has come to a violent end. The shooting took place at a Navy Reserve center and a military recruiting center in two separate instances, and the investigation to discover why the shooter opened fired is underway.

With Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof under the watch of authorities in South Carolina, details surrounding the 21-year-old gunman have come to the surface. A roommate says that Roof upheld racist ideals and planned the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting for months.

The fatal shooting incident that took place in Charleston, S.C. at one of the oldest Black AME churches in the nation is under a major investigation. As the details continue to unfold in the horrific Wednesday night (Jun. 17) crime, the nine victims who were announced dead have since been identified.

Since the fatal shootings in the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris on Wednesday (Jan. 7), the city and the entire nation of France has been gripped by terror. As authorities took aim to take down the alleged shooters in the massacre that sparked current tensions, other developments have arisen.

A shooting at a Phoenix office complex struck three, and  wounded at least five people Wednesday (Jan. 30) morning. Details behind the incident are scarce but according to USA Today at around 10: 30 a.m. officials reported the number of victims wounded.

The NRA will have you believe more guns are the deterrent to gun violence. However, another mass shooting that happened this morning, this time in Blair County, Pennsylvania, reveals that theory has serious flaws. 

President Obama addressed the nation Friday (Dec. 14) following the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school earlier in the morning. Driven to tears, Obama was visibly shaken by the ordeal.