Last year, a third of Philadelphia's shooting victims arrived at a trauma center in the back of a cop car. We asked other cities why they haven't embraced the practice.
Elizabeth Van Brocklin
A new study shows that people who’ve been shot need blood transfusions more often, and in much larger quantities — which comes at a price.
“Every push-up is a person, it’s not just a number.”
Will Thomas spent years being angry after he was gunned down in a Cincinnati street and left paralyzed from the waist down. Now he’s ready for a change.
After a group of men opened fire on her and her friends in Washington, D.C., Ra’Shauna Brown had nightmares about being shot. One of the ways she took back control was to buy and master guns of her own.
Javier Arango remembers seeing his first dead body at the age of 4. Born in conflict-ravaged Colombia, he moved to Oakland for refuge — only to be paralyzed by a bullet.
Michael Green was just 12 years old, playing basketball near his Detroit home, when he got caught in a crossfire. He still sees one of the suspects around the neighborhood.
Surviving a shooting, or losing a loved one to a bullet, can result in a lifetime of struggle. Especially when new horrors play on a loop.