Shoot to Kill

Number 27895
Subject Guns
Source Baltimore Sun
State
Year 2016
Publication Date Oct. 2, 9, 16, 29, Nov. 28, Dec. 27, 2016
Summary With no dependable, uniform data on gun violence, it’s impossible to get even a simple tally of the number of shootings in the United States. So Baltimore Sun reporter George and Marquette University students, as part of the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism, spent months trying to understand how many people are shot and how often they survive. What they found is that the odds of survival for gunshot victims were getting worse in at least 10 of the nation’s largest cities, including Baltimore, New York and Chicago.
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Keywords shooting; death; data; violence
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