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The Status of Guns in the U.S. — in 3 Charts

At least 58 killed in Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting

Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the Route 91 Harvest Country music festival grounds on Sunday where a shooter attacked from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (David Becker/Getty Images)

A gunman began firing on Sunday in Las Vegas on a country music festival. At publication time, at least 58 people were dead and over 500 were estimated to be injured in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Here’s a series of charts depicting the status of guns in America:

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For more on Congress's initial reaction, click here

 

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