This past weekend, 14 people were shot in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett calls the situation insane.
Milwaukee leaders hoped for peace last week when they called for an end to gun violence. Instead, crime escalated during the city’s so-called “Ceasefire Week.”
Milwaukee leaders kick off "Ceasefire Week," an effort to get would-be criminals to put down their guns.
Adults and teens lament the prevalence of gun violence in Milwaukee.
While the U.S. hopes it never again suffers a mass shooting like last Friday’s in Connecticut, violence is all too common for some children.Kids in certain Milwaukee neighborhoods are familiar with the sound of gunfire, and with losing people they love.WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl sat down to talk with several students here, who have lived amid violence.