Cleveland’s gun violence: What type of weapons are used in the city’s crimes and why

Image of headshoto of  Dr. Daniel J. Flannery2 Dan Flannery, director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, explained how data indicates gun violence—including mass shootings—will continue, and how more will need to be done to stop them.

“We do have the capacity to make a difference if we have the political will, resources and the commitment to do something over the long term. And so far, we haven’t chosen to do that,” he said. “There is something to be done here. There is a way to change this. We don’t have to live with gun violence and just assume this is the way it is.”

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