From graduation parties to a mall, 10 mass shootings over the weekend leave at least a dozen dead and over 60 injured

By Chris Boyette and Holly Yan, CNN

    (CNN) -- They were at places that seemed safe -- but few spaces in America are guaranteed safe anymore.

At least a dozen people were killed and more than 60 injured in at least 10 mass shootings this weekend in the United States.

Some were at graduation parties, a nightclub, a popular entertainment district or a strip mall.

The bloodshed comes as the nation grieves a spate of killings this past month, including a massacre at an elementary school in Texas; a deadly assault at a medical facility in Oklahoma; a racist rampage at a supermarket in New York; and an attack on a Taiwanese church service in California.

The US has suffered at least 246 mass shootings in 2022 -- far more than there have been days so far in the year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

In 2020, there were 161 mass shootings through June 5; in 2019, that number was 154. The non-profit and CNN both define a mass shooting as one in which at least four people are shot, excluding the shooter.

Here's where mass shootings took place across the country over the weekend:

-- In Socorro, Texas, five people were wounded after a shooter fired into a crowd gathered for a high school graduation party, Police Chief David Burton said. All five wounded are teenagers, including two who were in critical condition, he said.

-- In Summerton, South Carolina, one person was killed and at least seven others were wounded at a graduation party.

-- In Philadelphia, at least two people were killed and 11 others hit by gunfire at a bustling entertainment district.A third person who died might have been one of the shooters, police said.

-- In Chattanooga, Tennessee, two people were killed and 14 were wounded at or near a nightclub.

-- In Phoenix, one person was killed and eight others wounded at a strip mall. The slain victim was a 14-year-old girl, police said.

-- In Mesa, Arizona, two people were killed and two others were wounded.

-- In Omaha, Nebraska, one person was killed and three others were wounded

-- In Chesterfield, Virginia, one person was killed and five others were wounded.

-- In Macon, Georgia, one person was killed and three others were wounded.

-- In Saginaw, Michigan, three people were killed and two people were wounded.

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