The screenshot below, from an interactive map produced by The Trace regarding gun violence in America since 2014, is pretty stunning.
The red dots indicate fatal shootings; the yellow dots non-fatal ones. The shootings are disproportionately clustered in certain neighborhoods, including Brownsville, East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, and Flatbush.
A closer look shows that specific blocks--in many cases near public housing projects--are more dangerous than others. But what the map doesn't show, at least as of now, is the time of shootings. A good number are surely late at night.
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