Weapons Kill Nearly 1,Three Hundred Us Kids Every 12 Months

As for unintentional firearm injuries, Weiser said, the third-grade girl he treated was not the only accidental gunshot wound he saw in a child.
That student had brought a parent’s gun to school and was carrying it in his backpack.
For nonfatal firearm injuries, the researchers examined data from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database.
Boys accounted for 82% of all child firearm deaths and about 84% of all nonfatal firearm injuries that were medically treated in the study.
African-American children had the highest rates of firearm homicide, and white and Native American children had the highest rates of firearm suicide.

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