Nearly 1,300 U.S. kids die from gunshot wounds each year

Nearly 1,300 U.S. kids die from gunshot wounds each year


Firearms kill almost 1,300 American youngsters each year, and boys and black children are most often the victims, a U.S. study finds. During the 13-year study, more than half of the gun-related deaths were homicides, while 38 percent were suicides and 6 percent were fatalities from accidental gun injuries, researchers report in Pediatrics.



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