A look at gun violence, laws in America

Sheriff's department tape blocks an off ramp from Interstate 66 near Markham, Virginia on August 26, 2015 where police confronted suspected killer Vester Lee Flanagan also known as Bryce WilliamsThe shocking murder of two journalists Wednesday during a live TV broadcast has shined a spotlight yet again on the problem of gun violence in America. Amid the never-ending debate on guns, here are key facts and figures surrounding the controversial issue in the country where more people per capita are killed by firearms than in any other developed nation. The United States has the highest rate of private gun ownership of any developed nation, at nearly 89 firearms per 100 people.

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