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Black children and teens are 17 times more likely than white children and teens of the same age to die by gun homicide.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death. A yearly average was developed using four years of the most recent available data: 2018 to 2021. Ages 0 to 19. Black and white defined as non-Latinx origin. Homicide includes shootings by police.

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