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Every day 314 people are shot. Of these shootings, 41 are children 18 and under.Share
In the US each year, 114,644 people are shot. About 14,783 are ages 18 or younger.Share
95 people die every day from gun violence. 6 of these people are 18 and under.
This means in one year, a total of 34,668 people die from gun violence. Of these deaths, 2,277 are children 18 and under.Share
About 409 deaths occur every year from police intervention. Of these total yearly deaths about 17 of them will be 18 years or younger. This means about one death per day.Share
Each year in the US, a total of 682 people are accidentally killed due to gun violence. About 129 of these deaths are to people 18 years old or younger.Share
Additionally gun violence causes another 273 deaths each year from unknown intent. About 32 of these deaths are also ages 18 or under.Share
56 people commit suicide daily. This adds up to a total of 20,308 gun suicides per year. 640 of these suicides are committed by children under the age of 18.Share
4 out of the 36 people murdered daily are under 18 years old. That adds up to about 1,458 out of the 12,997 total gun related murders per year.Share
219 people are injured every day from gun violence. 34 of these people are 18 and under.
This means in one year, a total of 79,976 people are injured due to gun violence. Of these gun injuries, 12,506 are children 18 and under.Share
8 out 49 people that are accidently shot per day, are 18 years of age and younger.Share
Every day 156 people are injured by gun violence assaults. 26 of these daily assaults are to children under 18.Share
Gun Fact Sources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), Average of data 2003–2013. Retrieved August 2015 from www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars. Numbers are rounded.
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics. Firearm Violence 1993 – 2011. Published May 2013. http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fv9311.pdf
Mother Jones. What Does Gun Violence Really Cost? http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/04/true-cost-of-gun-violence-in-America. U.S. Secret Service's "Safe Schools Initiative,"Share