Drive-by shootings by violent street gangs contribute to early morbidity and mortality among adolescents and children in Los Angeles.
This study attempted to determine the frequency of this problem and the population at greatest risk.
We also studied the most frequently injured areas of the body, the seasons in which the most shootings occurred, the most common sites for drive-by shootings, and the types of firearms used.
We retrospectively reviewed the files of the Gang Information Section of the Los Angeles Police Department to identify all drive-by shootings in Los Angeles in 1991 in which a child or adolescent under the age of 18 was shot at, injured, or killed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Enfant, Homme, Adolescent, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Violence, Victimologie, Arme à feu, Automobile, Mort, Blessure, Délinquance
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Child, Human, Adolescent, California, United States, North America, America, Violence, Victimology, Fire arm, Motor car, Death, Injury, Delinquency
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0227086
Code Inist : 002B18F02. Création : 199406.