How Houston Health Workers Plan To Treat Community Problems Before They Result In Violence

They’ve identified three environmental factors that contribute to the problem of gun violence.

By Davis LandMarch 4, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Gun violence in Houston has gained national attention in recent months, with the deaths of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, killed in her mother’s car near a Walmart, and 18-year-old De’Lindsey Mack, gunned down in broad daylight a block away from his high school.

Authorities believe both deaths were ultimately the result of gang violence, triggering calls from city and state leaders for a crackdown on gang activity in the Houston area.

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