American Gun Deaths to Exceed Traffic Fatalities by 2015 (2012)

TITLE: American Gun Deaths to Exceed Traffic Fatalities by 2015 (2012)
SOURCE: Bloomberg
AUTHORS: Chris Christoff & Ilan Kolet
SOURCE: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-19/american-gun-deaths-to-exceed-traffic-fatalities-by-2015.html

NOTES: (1) Shooting deaths in 2015 will probably rise to almost 33,000, and those related to autos will decline to about 32,000, based on the 10-year average trend, (2) Every day, one of those killed by firearms is 14 or younger, (3) more than 200 people go to U.S. emergency rooms every day with gunshot wounds.

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