Between 2010 and 2022, the cost of initial hospital treatment for gun violence victims in New York City was borne primarily by Medicare and Medicaid, which covered at least 70% of the costs, according to a study published in December by Gina Moreno, a senior research analyst at the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College. Continue reading Who pays for medical bills after mass shootings?
Youth aged 17 and younger still account for a small portion of violent crime in New York City. As the incidence of interpersonal violence shifted in recent years, the changes among people under age 18 generally mirrored the scale and direction of trends among adults aged 18 and older. Continue reading Minor Role: Youth Under Age 18 and New York City Violence
“Imagine a young person is shot and loses their ability to walk or work and then suddenly someone in that family has to stay home and lose their job to care for their loved one. All those economic consequences then could affect their ability to keep their housing, to put food on the table,” said Jeffrey Butts, a research professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Continue reading CNN — Survivors of mass shootings are left with lifelong wounds – and mounting bills
[Jeffrey] Butts is a research professor at the John John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He said prevention efforts have focused on youth intervention and economic disparity. “That was all designed for a pre-pandemic world,” Butts said. “An erosion of civilization happened with the pandemic. It seemed like society was coming apart. People were scared.” Continue reading Cincinnati Enquirer — Bystanders in a Crowd: Main Street Shooting Among Many Similar Incidents
Neighborhoods Among NYC Areas with 50 Highest Shooting Rates at Least One Year Between 2015 and 2021 Actual Number of Shooting Incidents Census Block Groups MANHATTAN 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 East Harlem (North) (click to view map) 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 East Harlem (North) 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 East Harlem (North) 2 0 0 1 0 … Continue reading Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Neighborhoods Among NYC Areas with 50 Highest Shooting Rates at Least One Year Between 2015 and 2021 Actual Number of Shooting Incidents Census Block Groups 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) (click to view map) 1 3 2 2 0 4 2 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 Bedford-Stuyvesant (East) … Continue reading Brooklyn