California has most drive-by shootings in the U.S.


California had the most; 148 drive-bys, one-third of them involving gangs.

  • 17 percent of the victims were under the age of 18.
  • 39 percent occurred at homes
  • 15 percent involved shooting at another vehicle.
  • 42 percent occurred between 7 p.m. and midnight.
The study was based on news reports from two years ago and was conducted by the Violence Policy Center, a group dedicated to reducing gun deaths.

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