Guns Kill Black Kids Ten Times More Often Than Whites, Study Finds

Almost 1,300 American kids are killed in shootings each year, making gun violence the third-leading cause of death among children 17 and under, a study released Monday found.

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) culled emergency room records, death certificates, coroner's reports, police files, and more from three national databases for the study, published in the journal Pediatrics. With that data, the CDC was able to map the sex, age, location, and race...

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