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CDC: 40,000 People Killed by Guns in U.S. in 2017

HeadlineDec 13, 2018

New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows the rate of gun deaths in the United States has reached a 20-year high. According to the CDC, almost 40,000 people were killed in shootings in 2017—that’s an average of over 100 shooting deaths a day. Sixty percent of the shooting deaths were suicides.

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