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Local ShotSpotter success: How sensors pick up gunshots, pinpoint where triggers are pulled

October 24, 2021

“When we look at how many shootings did we have, and what location are those shootings at, if 70 percent are in this area, then that’s the area we need to be focused on.” Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew told News 3. “We’re not picking on a particular entity, or group, or location. We’re focusing on neighborhoods that are impacted by gun violence.”