Thousands of kids die each year because of guns, both from intentional and unintentional shootings. And tragically, the loss of these young lives is largely preventable. It’s true that while school shootings get a lot of media attention, they make up a very small fraction of the children and teens who are killed by guns each year in the US.

Listen to U-M firearm injury prevention experts discuss how we can reduce the number of gun-related injuries and deaths for American children and teens here