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Memphis hospital says 76 children treated for gunshot wounds, 7-year-old latest victim

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An emergency room doctor and activist in Memphis, Tenn. detailed how shootings have impacted children after new data from one hospital in the city shows that 76 kids have been already been treated for gunshot wounds in 2021.

Opinion: When will Memphians say enough is enough to gun violence? Our children cannot take anymore.

The Commercial Appeal

As the medical director of trauma at Le Bonheur and associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, I see firsthand how devastating these incidents are to our children and their families. Some of these victims lose their life while others live with the lifelong effects of their injuries both mentally and physically.