Kids shot and killed in 2021 could set gun violence record – Washington Post

The sisters in Ohio, both in elementary school, were shot by their father. The boy in Texas was shot at home by someone in a passing a car. The ninth-grader in Arkansas was shot at school by a friend. The girl in Kansas was shot by a toddler, who didn’t mean to do it. The teenager in South Carolina shot himself, but he did mean to do it.

All of them were killed in an epidemic unique to the United States, where, on average, at least one child is shot every hour of every day.

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