From Jan. 1, 2011 to the end of December, 2016, 420 people died in Vermont from gunshot wounds. The majority of those people died by suicide. For the Gunshots project, VPR created a database of all 420 of those deaths in an effort to better understand the issue of gun deaths in Vermont.
- Gunshots Project: Intro, A Cause Of Death, 420 Deaths, Suicide, Veterans, Suicide Prevention
- Vermont Voices: How Do Guns Fit Into Your Life?
- The Data: Vermont Gun Deaths, 2011-2016
VPR's Gunshots series explores the role of guns in life — and death — in Vermont through commentary, data and in depth reporting.