Mass Killings in the United States (2022)

Mass killings in the United States, 2022

Four or more dead (Suicides Indicated by an asterisk)

By a single killer (The killer is charged, or would have been charged had he lived.)

By any criminal means


  1. 3 January 2022 near Columbia MO, 4* killed (reckless driving) (

  2. 5 January 2022 Philadelphia PA, 12 killed (arson) (Christmas tree ignited by young child probed as source of Fairmount house fire; vigil held to support victims’ families) Reports indicate a minor child caused the fire. He cannot be charged in the usual sense of the word. Included here as an editorial decision.

  3. 10 January 2022 Jean NV, 4* killed (reckless driving) (California man identified as one of 4 killed in wrong-way crash | Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Incidents 3
Killed 20

A wrong-minded editorial decision, IMHO.

pp) before 23 January 2022 Milwaukee WI 6 killed (shot) (Milwaukee Mass Murder: 6th Murder Victim Found In N. 21st St. House) awaiting word on single killer