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Statistical breakdown: California, U.S. have plenty of experience with terror, shootings

Jesus Gonzales, center left, is comforted by local church members including Jose Gomez, center right, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. Gonzales had been unable to get to his home due to a police shootout with suspects which took place in his neighborhood.
Jesus Gonzales, center left, is comforted by local church members including Jose Gomez, center right, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. Gonzales had been unable to get to his home due to a police shootout with suspects which took place in his neighborhood. AP

Wednesday’s mass shooting in San Bernardino has not been definitively characterized as a terrorist attack, but officials are considering it. Regardless of whether the killings receive that designation, California has suffered through its share of terror threats and violence, as has the United States in general.

The following graphics provide statistical breakdowns of incidents regarded through the prism of terror in the state and the U.S.:

Terrorist attacks and threats in California

Fatalities and Injuries from terrorist attacks in California

Fatalities and Injuries from Mass Shootings in the U.S.

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