Gun Violence in Chicago

July 12, 2021

Gun Violence in Chicago, 2016; Max Kapustin, Jens Ludwig, Marc Punkay, Kimberley Smith, Lauren Speigel, and David Welgus (University of Chicago Crime Lab)

Chicago, and many other major U.S. cities, experienced rapid increases in gun homicides in 2016. The University of Chicago Crime Lab analyzed data from Chicago and other major urban metropolitan areas to understand why violence increased and to provide an overview of those most impacted.