Big cities just naturally have lots of gun violence and murder, right? Well, not necessarily. The cities of Chicago and Toronto are the same size. Chicago has about 450 murders a year. Toronto: about 60.
In his series, Under the gun: Murder in Chicago and Toronto, WBEZ’s criminal and legal affairs reporter Robert Wildeboer asks: Why?
He travels to Toronto, to meet gun owners, police officers and politicians, to see what we might learn from our neighbors to the north.