There were 251 shootings in Boston during 2013, including 33 homicides. Recent studies show only 5 percent of Boston street corners and blocks experienced more than 70 percent of all shootings between 1980 and 2008 – only a few of which happened near police stations. So far, 2014 seems to maintain that trend. Click through this interactive for details on shootings in 2006, 2013, and so far in 2014.
SOURCE: Boston Police Department, FBI
Chiqui Esteban, Patrick Garvin/Globe Staff