School-Associated Youth Homicides

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School-Associated Youth Homicides

Category: Homicide, Youth|Journal: JAMA (full text)|Author: B Kuehn|Year: 2019

The rate of school-associated homicides involving multiple victims has increased substantially since 2009, while the rate remained constant for those involving single victims, according to a CDC analysis. Firearm injuries were the cause of death for 95% of multiple-victim and 62.8% of single-victim school homicides during the years 1994 to 2018 and 1994 to 2016, respectively.

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