In another weekend of violence nationwide, mass shootings left at least 12 dead and 38 injured, NBC News reports.
Mass shooting deaths during the first weekend of June, from Friday (June 3) through Sunday (June 5), outpaced the number of people killed last week during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The weekend violence follows mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo and pressure to introduce new gun legislation.
Philadelphia and Chattanooga, Tennessee were among the cities hit by the deadliest mass shootings this weekend. Three were killed and 12 were injured during a late Saturday (June 4) night shooting in Philadelphia.
In Chattanooga, a shooting left two dead and 12 wounded outside of a nightclub — the city has been hit with back-to-back mass shootings the past two weekends.
Another violent attack occurred in Clarendon County, South Carolina. A graduation celebration ended with a drive-up shooting that killed a 32-year-old woman and left seven others injured.
"There were at least 60 to 70 rounds fired at this incident," Clarendon County Sheriff's Office said referring to the mass shooting that wounded children ages 12 to 17 and a 36-year-old. "It is not clear, as of yet, if some of these rounds may have been return fire from some of the subjects at the party."
Sunday, a gunman killed three people and injured two in Saginaw, Michigan, per WEYI Saginaw.
In another act of violence at a nightclub, two people were killed and two others were wounded in an Arizona shooting, KPNX Phoenix reports.
Police arrested three suspects who allegedly fled the scene in a vehicle after the violent attack.
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