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December 17, 2018

Gun deaths in the US rise to the highest level for almost 40 years

Gun deaths have risen to their highest level in almost 40 years – shocking new figures have revealed.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WONDER database there were 40,000 deaths in the United States from gunshot wounds in 2017 – more than those killed in auto accidents.

Of that number, 14,542 were murders and 23,854 were ruled a suicide.

 

Read more via DailyMailUK: Gun deaths in the US rise to the highest level for almost 40 years

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