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MT ranks sixth highest in U.S. gun-related deaths

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HELENA - Montana ranks sixth in gun-related fatalities in the United States, according to a report from 24/7 Wall St.

In total, there were 194 gun-related fatalities. Of those, 162 were suicides. Specific information regarding homicides was not available, the report stated.

The 20 states with the most gun violence include:

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • Montana
  • Missouri
  • New Mexico
  • Arkansas
  • South Carolina
  • Wyoming
  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee
  • Nevada
  • Arizona
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Idaho
  • Colorado

The report gathered gun violence data by examining information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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