The shooting took place a decade to the day before the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Also, the US being at the top of world’s mass shooting … However, if you look at things on a per capita basis, small countries can quickly rise to the top because the denominator (population) is so small in comparison. Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that was published on Nov. 9, 2018. Between 1996 and 2008, major school shootings also happened in Finland and Scotland, among other places. The countries are already listed in order of the highest death rates to the lowest median death rates. Under most measures, The United States will have the most school shootings. In fact, Germany, besides Finland and Scotland also had to witness a … Students around the country are heading back to school this month under a cloud of fear stemming from the most recent mass shootings in Parkland, Fla., and Santa Fe, Texas. While Brazil has seen gang-related violence in urban areas, this was the worst school shooting the country has ever seen. Two former students were found dead on the fifth floor of the garage. Here are the average death rates, in millions, per country, between 2009 and 2015. Indeed, the United States are not the only country where people commit school shootings. But other countries have responded in ways that seem to be keeping their children safe. The Crime Prevention Research Center looked at the death rates that resulted from mass shootings between the years 2009 and 2015. A mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, has—as of the most recent police statements—resulted in the deaths of 27 people, including the gunman. May 10, 2011 San Jose, California: Three people were killed in a parking garage at San Jose State University. 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