Proximity of Mass Shootings to Schools, Places Frequented by Children

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: This study examined the location of mass shootings (four or more people injured or killed by a firearm) last year relative to schools and other places frequented by children.

Authors: Michael L. Nance, M.D., of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3371)

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