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How many US Presidents have been shot?

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January 19, 2013 6:12PM

Seven U. S. Presidents have been shot to date. Five of them were shot while President. Of those seven, four of them died from their injuries.

  1. Andrew Jackson - shot in 1806; survived (died naturally in 1845)
  2. Abraham Lincoln - shot and killed in 1865
  3. James Garfield - shot and killed in 1881
  4. William McKinley - shot and killed in 1901
  5. Theodore Roosevelt - shot in 1912; survived
  6. John F. Kennedy - shot and killed in 1963
  7. Ronald Reagan - shot in 1981; survived (died naturally in 2004)