Shooting Stars / Window Pain
Artist: Margi Luttrell
The bullet shattered, window (site of a gun), looks out to the stars that represent people killed by gun violence. The tree of life is hope for transformation.
36,000 Americans are killed by guns each year – an average of 100 per day
Suicides 61%/Homicides 35% / Law Enforcement 1.4% / Unintentional 1.3%/ Undetermined 0.8%
100,000 Americans are shot and injured each year
Assaults 75% / Unintentional 20% / Suicide Attempts <5% / Law Enforcement < 2%
These statistics and more were found online from Giffords Law Center lawcenter.giffords.org/facts/gun-violence-statistics/