Delaware Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting in Prices Corner That Left Two Adults and Three Children Dead
Everytown Research and Visuals on Gun Violence by the Numbers Are Available Here; Everytown Analysis of Mass Shootings from 2009 to 2016 is Available Here
PRICES CORNER, Del. – The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement in response to reports that five people, including three children younger than 8, were shot and killed Monday evening at a home in Prices Corner. At this time the shooter is unknown.
Research by Everytown for Gun Safety shows that this is at least the 187th mass shooting since January 2009. Everytown defines mass shootings as those in which four or more people are shot and killed, excluding the shooter.
STATEMENT FROM SARAH STOWENS, VOLUNTEER LEADER WITH THE DELAWARE CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“This shooting is absolutely heartbreaking. ur hearts go out to the victims’ loved ones and the Prices Corner community. As we grieve together we know that this is yet another tragic reminder that we must do more to protect Delaware families from gun violence.”
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs