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Latinos twice as likely as white people to die from gunfire

Data: Violence Policy Center; Chart: Will Chase/Axios

Nearly 3,000 Latinoseach year have died from gunfire in the United States over the last two decades, making them twice as likely to be shot to death than white non-Hispanics, according to a study from the Violence Policy Center.

By the numbers: Almost 70,000 Latinos were killed with firearms between 1999 and 2019, 66% of them in homicides, according to the center’s data analysis.

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