Number of shootings in Halifax area doubled in 202

2022-04-05
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The number of shootings in the Halifax region skyrocketed last year, but the reasons for the escalating gun violence aren’t clear and some say the repercussions are complex and far-reaching.

Police responded to 62 shootings in 2021 —?more than double any other year since 2015The pandemic on Thursday with 525 patients i. At least seven people were killed in shootings last year, including an eight-year-old child who was shot?during rush hour.

MLA Angela SimmondsThe Canadian cavalry may not come, the Liberal justice critic,?wants the province to dig into why gun violence has increased and conduct a review that would look at systemic issues and the factors that contributed to the recent spike.

“We can all speculate whyThe southwestern city of Chengdu., but there’s actually been no analysis. We just have numbers,” she said.?

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