A three-day series looking at the causes, consequences and possible solutions to gun violence in St. Louis and the state. The Post-Dispatch partnered with the Kansas City Star, Report for America and the Missouri Foundation for Health on the Missouri Gun Violence Project to produce the project.
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One mile of North Grand Boulevard, where killings in the past decade have claimed dozens, is representative of the concentrated violence in the city.
One study that examined fatal shootings in Boston found the number of dead would have fallen by 40% if smaller-caliber weapons were used.
Experts believe the effort to curtail gun violence starts with sustained public funding and initiatives whose effectiveness can be measured over time.
At times, every patient Dr. Kristen Mueller sees is teetering between life and death. Some are suffering from gunshot wounds, others from COVID-19.
Domestic violence in the Missouri city plays an outsize role in the fatal shootings of women, accounting for 80 percent of them over a 5-year period.
The violence along North Grand doesn't just impact the people involved. It impacts the entire community, from the families that lose loved one…
For too many years St. Louis has had one of the highest murder rates in the United States, and 2020 will be no different as the city has seen …
Along one mile of North Grand — from Sullivan through West Florissant avenues — 46 people have been killed since 2010, including six this year.
Post-Dispatch reporter Joel Currier talks with the police chief about gun violence in the city as part of a Post-Dispatch series on the topic.