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1 in 3 shooting deaths involve heavy drinking, Johns Hopkins researchers find

June 27, 2023

A recent report from from The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions found that about a third of U.S. gun homicides involved heavy drinking — on the part of the perpetrator, the victim, or both — and a quarter of suicides also involved alcohol misuse. Heavy use of alcohol is also a strong predictor of future violence, researchers found.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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