Debilitated by bullet wounds, Derrick Strong now finds himself cut off from the means to a full recovery.
Shot and Forgotten24 Stories
The toll of America’s gun violence epidemic is usually measured in lives lost — more than 35,000 each year. Ignored, almost completely, are the many more people who are shot every year, and survive.
Ever imagine what it's like to be shot? Reporters Amber Hunt of the Cincinnati Enquirer and Elizabeth Van Brocklin of The Trace traveled the country talking to people who know too well.
How Ohio is using an influx of federal assistance for crime victims to help gunshot patients avoid getting hurt again.
“Hopkins 24/7” takes viewers inside an embattled trauma ward in 1990s Baltimore.
There have been at least nine mass-casualty shootings in the city since 2013. Here's how you can help The Trace report on gun violence's forgotten survivors.
More than 100,000 people are hit by a bullet every year. Most live. If you're one of them, we want to hear your story.
For the past three years, Brenda Herron has struggled to support four kids she welcomed into her home. The cost of caring for one who was shot over the holidays threatens financial ruin.
"It’s like they forgot about me."
A bullet severed Ty Shoemake's spine when he was a young drug dealer. Now he is finding fame as Upper Body Boy, a motivational guru who shatters perceptions one stunt at a time.
Justin Duckett opens up about “the most barbaric” form of emergency medicine.
Vincent Robinson is on a mission to “stop the violence” — but he isn’t in a hurry.
A Hospital Exec Is Desperate to Keep Kids from Getting Shot. So He’s Hosting Field Trips at the Morgue.
Khari Edwards wants young students to see for themselves how much harm bullets can do.
Anne Marie Hochhalter was a Columbine High School junior eating lunch with her friends when two gunmen stormed the lawn.