Toppling the Trigger: Following 8th Ward shootings, victims’ loved ones search for hope

Christopher Vazquez, Digital Managing Editor

There were no murders in Evanston’s 8th Ward in the five years leading up to 2016. In the last three years, the ward and its surrounding areas have seen three gun homicides. In our latest episode of “Toppling the Trigger,” The Daily’s series on gun violence in Evanston, survivors and community leaders discuss how gun violence has affected south Evanston and their own lives.