The attack on the Borderline Bar is the latest in a wave of mass murders that have plagued the country. In fact, Mass Shooting Tracker reports that more than 300 mass shootings have taken place in America just this year.
To put the shooting in context, this was the 307th mass shooting of 2018, according to CBS News. "Let that number sink in" -Jim Axelrod, National Correspondent and reporter for CBS News
Mass shootings this year have killed 374 people and injured another 1,345, according to the Gun Violence Archive.