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CDC: Gun homicide victims 10 times more likely to be shot by a black person than a white person

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(NaturalNews) A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has broken down by race the number of gun deaths in America, and – according to this government agency’s own figures – the divide is especially pronounced between whites and blacks.

According to data culled from all 50 states, whites are much more likely to use a firearm to commit suicide, while blacks are much more likely to die at the hand of someone else wielding a gun.

“A white person is five times as likely to commit suicide with a gun as to be shot with a gun; for each African American who uses a gun to commit suicide, five are killed by other people with guns,” the Washington Post reported, citing the CDC report.

Where blacks and whites live also makes a difference, the government report notes. For instance, gun deaths in urban centers are much more likely to be homicides, while suicide gun deaths is much more prominent in rural areas.

There is also a divide in terms of



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