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United States

30 March 2011

Minnesota Public Radio, Transcript

Firearms are the most accessible and lethal tool people use to kill others. In Minneapolis last year, 30 of the city's 40 homicides were committed with a firearm. Law enforcement officials say a majority of people locked up for committing felony level gun crimes were felons forbidden by law to possess firearms. In a four-part series, MPR News examines several factors behind gun crime in Minneapolis including where the guns come from, gun offenders, the victims and the... (

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