Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among U.S. adults and the second leading cause among teens. The majority of suicides are completed using a firearm.
About half of those who commit mass shootings show warning signs that they were a threat to themselves or others.
There were about 106 suicides and 37 homicides per year on average. suicides are the most common cause of firearm deaths accounting for 71% all firearm deaths.
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In 2016, King County saw an unprecedented jump in overdose deaths, a trend fueled by the increase in opiate use, particularly in combination with other drugs.