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Ever wondered how and why gun violence breaks records during a pandemic?

Ever wondered how and why gun violence breaks records during a pandemic?

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Ever wondered how and why gun violence breaks records during a pandemic?

Despite being housebound for half of 2020 due to Governor Hogan’s stay-at- home mandate in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency, Baltimore still finished last year with a near record number of murders— 335. The governor’s March-to-October shelter in place order encompassed the entire summer, when violence on the streets historically tends to spike, and yet the result was still grossly morbid.