INFOGRAPHIC: Mass shootings in the U.S.

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(Source: AP and 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: AP and 3TV/CBS 5)

With tens of thousands of incidents reported every year, gun violence seems to be a given in the United States. Although the circumstances vary, there are shootings practically on a daily basis this country.

According to Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit corporation founded in 2013 specifically to provide vetted public information about gun violence in America, there have been more than 46,600 gun-related incident in 2017, leaving more than 11,600 people dead and more than 23,500 injured.

The organization breaks down its data in specific ways, defining a "mass shootings" as "FOUR or more shot and/or killed in a single event [incident], at the same general time and location  not including the shooter."

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As of Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2017, there have been 273 mass shootings incidents in this country, according to GVA. Many -- most -- of them do not make national headlines.

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