Boston Shootings Up 30%; Mayor Seeks New Strategy

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The number of people wounded by gunfire in Boston is up nearly 30 percent this year, prompting an urgent City Hall meeting today to brainstorm solutions ahead of the sweltering, often violent summer months, the Boston Herald reports. Police already have deployed most of the class of 53 newly graduated officers to Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan to combat gang-fueled gunplay. Mayor Martin Walsh has called police brass . . .

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