The pledges follow reporting by The Trace, THE CITY, and Measure of America showing that Queens has New York City's lowest survival rate for gunshot victims.
A bullet wound in Queens is more likely to be fatal than anywhere else in the city. A single trauma center serves the borough’s southern reaches, and it’s struggling to keep up.
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Medicaid, hospitals, and victims themselves pick up most of the tab.
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"This is something we have been planning for over 20 years, and unfortunately it occurred," said one surgeon.
Coping with myriad physical and mental traumas, gunshot victims look to raise money for wheelchair vans, rehab bicycles, and therapy dogs.