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CDC Says Murder Rates For Children And Young Adults Hits Low

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  Originally Published on: 7/15/2013

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says murder rates for children, teens and young adults hit a 30-year low in 2010.   The CDC says homicide rates for 10-to-24-year-olds have been falling since 2000.    The agency's Injury Prevention Center says homicide still consistently ranks in the top three causes of death for young people.   In 2010, 4,828 children and young adults aged 10-to-24 were murdered in the United States.   The CDC says most of the killings involved firearms.
   
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