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Gun-related child homicides have doubled from 2018 to 2022

Posted on AllSides June 11th, 2024
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For the second time in a week, families across the Triangle are dealing with a child being shot. WRAL News discovered child homicides from gunfire have doubled from 2018 to 2022. A 7-year-old was killed after a shooting in Fayetteville, and a 3-year-old has life-threatening injuries after a drive-by shooting outside of a Durham drug store. That 3-year-old was shot right here outside of this Walgreens in Durham. Already this year, nearly two dozen kids have been shot in Durham. Statistics like these show that guns continue to be the...

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https://wral.com/story/gun-related-child-homicides-have-doubled-from-2018-to-2022/21476681

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