The New York Times has a fascinating graphic depicting daily firearms fatalities. The picture it paints is probably not what you expect.
I thought Tupac was the posterboy of shootings. Turns out it's Hemingway.
I was thinking that victims would be predominately young black males 17-30. I guess this was wrongly formed by living near gang areas in Little Rock in the 90's. In reality the likelihood of being killed by a gun increases if you are male, if you are white, and it significantly increases with age. Out of an average of 82 gun deaths a day, 45 are suicides. 25 are suicides of white males over forty, the largest single group.