SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Anatomy of Gun Violence

Gun Violence is a woefully unrecognized source of morbidity and mortality. It is…
 The leading cause of death in the lives of African-American men aged 15-34
 The second most frequent cause of injury related death in children under the age of 18.
 The cause of nearly half a million deaths between 1999-2013 in the United States

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Gun Violence is a woefully unrecognized source of morbidity and mortality.  It is…

  • Ø The leading cause of death in the lives of African-American men aged 15-34
  • Ø The second most frequent cause of injury related death in children under the age of 18.
  • Ø The cause of nearly half a million deaths between 1999-2013 in the United States