Report: Nev. No. 5 for domestic violence homicide

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By Marcella Corona, Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada has the fifth highest rate of domestic violence homicides involving guns nationwide, according to a report released by the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence.

The report showed that Nevada women are 65 percent more likely to be shot and killed by their current or former partners than women in other states.

The report identified 46 gun homicides by intimate partners from 2010 to 2014, advocates said.

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