CRIME
10/28/2013 12:31 pm ET

US Child Gun Deaths Rose 60 Percent In 10 Years

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The number of US kids and teens who die from gunshot wounds in hospital has risen almost 60 percent in a decade, according to a new report.

The study by two doctors looked at data from 1997 to 2009, and found the number of those hospitalized with gunshot wounds rose from 4,270 to 7,730, while the number of those that then died from them climbed from 317 to 503.

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