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United States

13 February 2002

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, California — About half of the county's gun owners with young children do not store the weapons safely in the house, according to a survey. A telephone survey by the county's Department of Health Services found that 45 percent of gun owners in 8,000 households interviewed did not lock the weapons in a gun cabinet or container. Data from 1999 show 19 percent of deaths of people under the age of 20 in Los Angeles County were by gunshot. The national... (GunPolicy.org)

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