Two people were killed and one seriously wounded by a 17-year-old who had answered the call for armed civilians to protect the city
One shooting in 2004 led to statewide reform, requiring outside reviews of shootings by law enforcement in Wisconsin
A 17-year-old answering a call to arms to protect property faces murder charges after allegedly shooting two men to death during a protest over a police shooting
Gun violence costs Wisconsinites billions of dollars a year. Taxpayers pay for most of it in medical bills and incarceration costs. Victims suffer lost wages and trauma that can have long-lasting effects. Communities pay through lowered property values and higher police costs.
In Wisconsin, guns were involved in all but four of the 29 multiple murders we know of since 1985. At least 105 people died in these incidents.