An Analysis of Active Shooters in the Hospital Setting 2000-2015
Gao, H. and Adashi, E. (2015). An Analysis of Active Shooters in the Hospital Setting, 2000-2015. Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
This infographic illustrates the frequency of active shooter incidents and lists location demographics and motive and disposition of perpetrators. The authors found that more shootings are happening inside of healthcare facilities, the most common motive is a “grudge,” and incidents are often perpetrated by inmates trying to escape.