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From gunstore to smoking gun: tracking guns that kill children in North Carolina


The authors examined the incidence of firearm deaths among all children younger than 14 years in North Carolina from January 1999 through December 2002 and estimated the time between the guns’ retail sale and their involvement in the children’s deaths, using Medical Examiner case reports and tracing data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. They found that forty children died from firearm... read more >