Mapping Chicago’s gun murders – interactive
Thousands of people have been murdered by guns in Chicago since 2007 – but is there any relationship between the location of gun shops outside the city and the murders just over the city limits? This map shows every gun-related homicide and licensed weapons dealers.
Where’s the data from? Gunshot homicides from RedeyeChicago, Firearms licensed dealers from the ATF under a FOIA request
Includes all homicides recorded on the database from 2007 to 10 February 2013
- Barack Obama Chicago Violence: Leaders Call For President To Stem Tide Of Homicides In Hometown (huffingtonpost.com)
- Q&A: Guns, Cities and the Death of Hadiya Pendleton (nation.time.com)