3,188 People Died By Guns In Arizona Between 2015 And 2017

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:01pm
Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 3:54pm
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According to new data released Wednesday by Arizona State University's Morrison Institute for Public Policy, 3,188 people died by firearm between 2015 and 2017. Suicides accounted for 71% of firearm deaths in that three-year period and 23% were homicides.

And the numbers increased year over year, from about 960 in 2015 to about 1,130 in 2017.

Charles Katz, director of the Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety, joined The Show to talk about these findings and how we might reverse this trend.

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