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Ten Years of Tennessee Gun Death

To view or download a PDF version of this report, click here.  Gun deaths are on the rise in Tennessee, and continue to outpace the U.S. average in three key categories: Firearm mortality, which includes all forms of fatal gun violence: all violence-related fatal shootings, including homicides, fatal domestic violence shootings, and legal intervention, to firearm suicides, to unintentional shootings,

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The Centers for Disease Control recently released fatal injury data for 2017, and when it comes to firearm deaths in Tennessee, the numbers are undoubtedly concerning. Tennessee’s gun death rate rose across the board, showing increases in all firearm deaths, including firearm homicides and firearm suicides. “Over the last several years, we’ve watched with dismay as the number of Tennesseans

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