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California — Black youth and young adults are nearly five times more likely to be killed in California than the average young Californian.

The disparity was even wider for black males, who have a homicide rate more than 14 times that of whites and nearly four times that of Hispanics.

Those are among the disturbing facts in a new report by the Violence Policy Center [PDF] which found that guns and firearms were used in 84 percent of the 803 homicides of 10- to 24-year-olds in California in 2009. Ninety percent of the victims were male.

Read more at California Watch

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