We have been working closely with Blackstonian.com to keep track of all shootings (fatal and non-fatal) that have occured in Boston since the 2013 Boston Marathon. With all the media attention and the outpouring of support for victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, we wanted to highlight the daily tragedies that are consistently ignored and whose victims receive nothing compared to the millions and millions raised in a matter of weeks for the One Fund.
It started with a simple Graphic depicting the number of shootings in the style of a runners number. We have since developed an interactive Google map indicating where each shooting takes place, showing how they are primarily concentrated in the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan and the South End / Lower Roxbury. For the most recent count (as of this posting it stands at 85) and map check blackstonian.com.