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"Tragic But Not Random": Understanding The Bloodshed In America's Deadliest City

  • U.S.
  • 09.28.13 01:54 PM EDT

500 people were gunned down on the streets of Chicago in 2012 alone, and this summer, the FBI named the city America's murder capital. Yale Sociologist Andrew Papachristos has been studying the epidemic, and argues that the violence, while tragic, is not as random as it seems.