detroit 300 http://michiganradio.org en As shootings haunt Detroit, "Folks are starting to think they're on their own" http://michiganradio.org/post/shootings-haunt-detroit-folks-are-starting-think-theyre-their-own <p>15 people were shot in about 24 hours this past weekend in Detroit. 7 of them died.</p><p>The bloody day has police and city officials scurrying to find ways to combat surging gun violence.</p><p>Overall, violent crime is down in Detroit this year. But that&rsquo;s been overshadowed by a spike in homicides&mdash;more than 220 already. That&rsquo;s almost one every day. The vast majority are shootings, and most of the victims and perpetrators are young men.</p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 04:31:16 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 3770 at http://michiganradio.org As shootings haunt Detroit, "Folks are starting to think they're on their own"