gun deaths http://knau.org en AZ Gun Deaths Among Highest in Nation http://knau.org/post/az-gun-deaths-among-highest-nation <p>You are twice as likely to die from a gunshot in Arizona as in New York City or in Los Angeles.</p><p>According to recent research from the <a href="http://www.vpc.org/">Violence Policy Center</a>, Arizona&rsquo;s gun death rate is among the highest in the nation. &nbsp;</p><p>The Center reports Arizona has a rate of 13 gun deaths for every hundred thousand people.</p><p>That may not sound like a lot, but Houston&rsquo;s rate is 13. And Chicago&rsquo;s is 15</p><p>Among states, Arizona ranks 15<sup>th</sup> highest in per capita gun deaths.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:12:27 +0000 Sierra Eckert 16093 at http://knau.org AZ Gun Deaths Among Highest in Nation