PBS NewsHour

Two kids become each other's 'safe haven' after gun violence

Clip: 06/17/2021 | 9m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

The first five months of this year suggest it could be the worst year for mass shootings in decades. More than 8,000 people have been killed by gunfire, according to The Washington Post and Gun Violence Archive. The Post's ongoing analysis also found a sharp increase in deadly incidents involving children. Stephanie Sy reports the story of two such children linked by gun violence and loss.

Aired: 06/17/21

Rating: NR

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