When Children Shoot Children: 88 Unintended Deaths in California

Between 1977 and 1983, eighty-eight California children 0 to 14 years of age were unintentionally shot and killed either by other children or by themselves. The majority of cases occurred while children were playing with guns they had found. Easy accessibility to...

Urban High School Youth and Handguns A School-Based Survey

Objective.  —To determine the prevalence of handgun ownership among urban high school youth and investigate associations with socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and deviant behaviors. Design.  —Survey of half of the Seattle, Wash, public high schools, which enroll 50%...