316 people are shot every day in America. Here are 5 stories


              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial photo boards dedicated to Elias Otero in his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Brione Rogers sits on the couch next to a cutout of her cousin Todriana Peters and Peters' mother Katrina Lambert and father Todd Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              Cousins of Malik Parks, Shaunice Cherry, left, and Machelle Tompkins pose for a photo on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Casey Smith)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows one of the memorial candles for Elias Otero at his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, is among the people killed in the city so far this year. Albuquerque is on track to smash its homicide record of 80 that was set in 2019. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              A cutout of twelve-year-old Todriana Peters is placed in a corner at the home of Bonnie Peters in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              A picture of Marcqueon Jaquez Goodman sits on a table in front of another picture of him in his home in Charlotte, N,C., on July 8, 2021. Goodman was 16 when he was shot to death on April, 29, 2021 in Charlotte. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)
            
              Bonnie Peters sits on her couch as she recalls her grandchild Todriana Peters spending the day with her before going with her cousin to a couple gatherings in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)
            
              In this July 9, 2021 photo, Michelle Bolling poses for a photograph outside of her home in Philadelphia. Bolling's son is one of the increasing numbers of nonfatal gun violence victims. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
            
              A photo of Marcqueon Jaquez Gooman sits in front of letters that spell out his nickname "Binky" at this home in Charlotte, N.C, on July 8, 2021. Goodman was shot and killed in Charlotte on April 29, 2021. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows handcuffs that belonged to Elias Otero in a memorial hutch at his family's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Otero, 24, had served nearly four years as a corrections officer before switching careers. He was shot to death outside his home in February. No arrests have been made. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              Jennifer McDonald holds a blanket on which is printed photos of her late son, Demontravis Davonte Reid, who was shot and killed in Charlotte, N.C on April 14, 2021. As of July 15, he was among the 56 homicide victims in North Carolina's largest city. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)
            
              In this July 9, 2021 photo, Michelle Bolling poses for a photograph outside of her home in Philadelphia. Bolling's son is one of the increasing numbers of nonfatal gun violence victims. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
            
              This July 15, 2021 image shows Alicia Otero during an interview at her home in Albuquerque, N.M,, as she recalls the frustrations she and her son would share while trying to solve this Rubik's cube. Elias Otero, 24, was shot to death in February. No arrests have been made. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
            
              A cutout of Todriana Peters stands in her living room with her cousin Brione Rogers and mother Katrina Lambert in New Orleans, Thursday, July 8, 2021. Twelve-year-old Todriana Peters was shot and killed outside a graduation party on Memorial Day Weekend in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. Homicide rates in many American cities have continued to rise although not as precipitously as the double-digit jumps seen in 2020 and still below the violence of the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer)