Interactive Map Shows Which Neighborhoods in the U.S. Have the Highest Rates of Gun Violence
Date:  01-10-2017

127 cities accounted for 50 percent of all murders that were committed by use of a firearm
From The Guardian

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The map of America’s gun violence epidemic can seem overwhelming. There were more than 13,000 gun homicides in the US in 2015, across nearly 3,500 cities and towns. But the toll of this gun violence was not distributed equally.

The map of America’s gun violence epidemic can seem overwhelming.

There were more than 13,000 gun homicides in the US in 2015, across nearly 3,500 cities and towns. But the toll of this gun violence was not distributed equally.

Half of America's gun homicides in 2015 were clustered in just 127 cities and towns, according to a new geographic analysis by the Guardian, even though they contain less than a quarter of the nation’s population. Continue reading >>>