Handgun sales in California have risen to unprecedented levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, and experts say first-time buyers are driving the trend.
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.