Tag: Youth Homicide

March 8, 2013 | 12:17 pm

Bay Area Counties Rank High in California Youth Homicide Rates

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A new statewide study reports seven counties in and around the Bay Area among the top 10 statewide in youth homicide rates. In its third annual review the Washington, D.C.-based Violence Policy Center says firearms, usually handguns, are the weapon most commonly used in the homicide of young people, defined as youth ages 10-24.

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