Impact of Gun Violence in Arizona: The Facts

• Crime and Violence
  Arizona’s rate of violent crime involving guns is one of the highest in the nation.

• Gun-related Deaths
   Arizona’s gun violence death rate is among the highest in the nation.

• Gun-related Injuries
   Almost twice as many Arizonans survive gunshot injuries than those who die, but many have lifelong health   impacts.

Young People
   Young people aged 20-24 face the greatest risk of death and injury from gun violence.

• Children under 18
   Over a quarter of all children responding to the Arizona Youth Survey said it would be easy to obtain a gun.

Gun Safety
   Arizona households are more likely to store guns loaded and unlocked than households nationwide.

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