Shooting Calls to NBPD Increased Sharply in 2021, Data Analysis Shows

February 14, 2022

Since January 2020, the NBPD received a total of 205 calls reporting shots fired or shot heard in the area.

The number of calls reporting shots fired or shots heard in the area was 61 through mid-November 2020, while there were 122 such incidents during the same time period in 2021, according to the data.

Mapping out the precise location of each shooting incident in the city allowed this reporter to visualize hotspots for gun violence in New Brunswick.

The data analysis revealed that gun violence was heaviest in four regions of the city.

New Brunswick Today, February 11, 2022

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