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The first four months of U.S. gun violence in 2022, as of May 2nd:
• 6,296 gun deaths
• 11,653 gun injuries
• 173 mass shootings
• 325 children shot
• 1,480 teenagers shot
• 360 incidents of defensive gun use
• 467 unintentional shootings~8,052 suicides [CDC estimate]
Please note that the numbers may change due to logging/updating past incidents from April, these are real-time numbers as of the time posted today. source: Gun Violence Archive.
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