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Over 11,000 deaths by shooting

Fact - In 2013, 11,208 people were killed intentionally by a firearm in the United States
Pic Credits: © 2014 AK Rockefeller | Fun Gun | CC BY-SA | Modified

In 2013, 11,208 people were killed intentionally by a firearm in the United States.

The 2013 data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also has the number of suicides by the use of firearm – 21,175 – which far outpaces the homicide figure.

In the US, suicide by a firearm is the most common method of killing oneself.

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