Mapping Chicago’s gun murders – Interactive Map — via

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

Download the full dataset behind this map as a Fusion table

Includes all homicides recorded on the database from 2007 to 10 February 2013

Simon Rogers

President Obama skeet shooting at Camp David  last August 2012.

President Obama skeet shooting at Camp David last August 2012.


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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email FOMB08@GMAIL.COM.
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