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Gun-Related Injuries Put 20,000 Children a Year in ER

Originally posted 2017-05-27 21:09:11.

Gunfire killed about 4,500 U.S. children and adolescents in 2015, and it sends about 20,000 to the emergency room each year, according to a new review by Children’s National Health System. Adolescents aged 12 to 19 comprise 90 percent of those ER visits. Related: NRA-backed law limiting doctors’ gun speech struck down The study by researchers…