Last updated on: 6/8/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

The Real Top 20 Causes of Death

We know that 523,344 people died of gunshots between 1999 and 2015. But, when we looked at the CDC resource “20 Leading Causes of Death,” we did not find firearms listed as a cause, even though nine of the 20 causes had fewer than 523,344 deaths during that time. Where did all of those firearms deaths go? We found them.