At least 15,549 people were killed by guns in 2017, excluding most suicides, according to GVA data – a three percent increase over the previous year.
Year in Review
The statistics that shed new light on an American crisis.
The facts and figures that informed our reporting this year.
Citywide homicide rates obscure the vastly unequal safety risks that separate neighborhoods.
Fear is a killer salesman.
25 must-read stories from 2016.
Mass shootings pushed the issue to the fore, but these excerpts from our City Limits series tell the stories of the everyday gunfire victims who still go ignored.
Highlighting the trends and data that defined another bloody 12 months in America.
Selections from exceptional journalism we read this year.