Every Day on Average (ages 0-19)

Every day, 48 children and teens are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention.

Every day, 7 children and teens die from gun violence:

5 are murdered
2 kill themselves.
Every day, 41 children and teens are shot and survive:

31 shot in an assault
1 survives a suicide attempt
8 are shot unintentionally
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Every Day on Average (all ages)

Every day, 297 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention.

Every day, 89 people die from gun violence:

31 are murdered
55 kill themselves
2 are killed unintentionally
1 is killed by police intervention
1 intent unknown.
Every day, 208 people are shot and survive:

151 shot in an assault
10 survive a suicide attempt
45 are shot unintentionally
2 are shot in a police intervention
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In One Year on Average (ages 0-19)

Over 17,000 (17,499) American children and teens are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, or by police intervention.

2,677 kids die from gun violence:

1,671 children and teens are murdered
827 children and teens kill themselves
124 children and teens killed unintentionally
24 are killed by police intervention
30 die but the intent was unknown
14,822 kids survive gun injuries:

11,420 are injured in an attack
280 survive a suicide attempt
3,061 are shot unintentionally
62 are shot in a police intervention
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In One Year on Average (all ages)

Over 108,000 (108,476) people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, or by police intervention.>

32,514 people die from gun violence

11,294 people are murdered
19,992 people kill themselves
561 people are killed unintentionally
414 are killed by police intervention
254 die but intent is not known
75,962 people survive gun injuries:

55,009 people are injured in an attack
3,791 people survive a suicide attempt
16,334 people are shot unintentionally
827 people are shot by police intervention

All statistics from the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence