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Christian Picciolini
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82 shot this weekend, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago. That's the headline that really got me this recent fourth of July weekend. It…Read More

Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago
For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood. It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a porch was hit. Responding officers kept cutting each other off on their radios as they reported…Read More

Just another violent weekend in Chicago. More innocents lost. Help me help them.

Five Dead, Twenty-Eight Wounded in Chicago Violence

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Five Dead, Twenty-Eight Wounded in Chicago Violence by Warner Todd Huston 4 Aug 2014, 1:02 PM PDT post a comment Gang violence continues to rage in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Chicago, as shootings since Friday resulted in five people killed and twenty-eight wounded.  Over the weekend, two people were killed, one…Read More

"It's not random violence — it's shaped by the geography of race and class." If it's not random then, theoretically, the problem of gun…Read More

This Map of New York City Gun Violence Points to a Bigger Problem

Take a look at this map. Created by Redditor ronanconway, it charts incidents of gun violence across New York City in the first half of 2014. According to the cartographer:  "Black markers indicate fatal shootings, blue markers indicate nonfatal shootings. Top shooting precincts are 73 (Brownsville, Brooklyn) and 47 (Williamsbridge and…Read More