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Since the year 2000, how many people have died due to gun violence?I would like to know...
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According the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, there were 178,877 deaths between 2000 and 2005 that were gun related.
For 15-24 year olds in that period, firearm related homicide accounted for 81.3% of deaths. For 25-34 year olds, it was 74.8%.
Between 2000 and 2002, there were approximately 3000 gang related homicides.
The links where this information was found can be accessed below. It appears that, as for information available online, the most recent printed is from 2005. I would suggest accessing a few of the more extensive journals from your local university library, if possible, as they will likely have more up-to-date statistics.
Posted by sullymonster on October 12, 2008 at 11:18 AM (Answer #1)
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