Year: 2013 Source: Morbidity And Mortality Weekly Report.(2013).62(27):545-8. SIEC No: 20130661

Homicide disproportionately affects persons aged 10Ð24 years in the United States and consistently ranks in the top three leading causes of death in this age group, resulting in approximately 4,800 deaths and an estimated $9 billion in lost productivity and medical costs in 2010.