The figure excludes most suicides, and the vast majority of killings occurred away from schools.
Every fatal shooting of a child is heartbreaking. But when The Trace worked with more than 200 student journalists to memorialize 1,200 kids killed by guns, some of the stories in our Since Parkland project felt incomplete. This is our effort to fix that.
Safe storage, red flag laws, group therapy, and focusing on likely offenders can help prevent shootings.