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Stories about kids, guns and how to stop the violence. Precious Lives, created by 371 Productions, is a 2-year, 100-part weekly radio series about gun violence and young people in the Milwaukee area. The series applies a public health lens to each story to help listeners understand the full scope of the problem: who are the victims and the shooters; how are the weapons obtained; and what can we change about the environment that contributes to violence in Milwaukee?

#051 Precious Lives: Giovonnie Cameron

Calvin Mattheis for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
13 year­-old Giovonnie Cameron was accidentally killed by his cousin who found the gun in a park in 2015."

At least 100 children, ages 14 and below, are accidentally shot and killed each year in the United States. That is what happened one week in July of 2015, a week when nine people were shot and killed in Milwaukee.

The youngest victim was 13 year-­old Giovonnie Cameron, accidentally killed by his cousin who found the gun in a park.

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