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Gun-related suicides are rising in Wisconsin and the U.S.

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

May 12, 2023

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More than half of Wisconsin’s reported suicides in 2020 were caused by firearms, while suicide by guns in the state surpassed other gun deaths, including mass shootings and other types of homicides.

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