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As Colorado Reels From Another School Shooting, Study Finds 1 in 4 Teens Have Quick Access to Guns

Photo: Two women hug after a school shooting at East High School in Denver on March 22. A recent survey found that many Colorado teens have quick access to guns at home. (DAVID ZALUBOWSKI / AP)

Kaiser Health News, March 27, 2023. Original Reporting by Markian Hawryluk

One in 4 Colorado teens reported they could get access to a loaded gun within 24 hours, according to survey results published Monday. Nearly half of those teens said it would take them less than 10 minutes.