Gun violence driving patient numbers, taking toll at Regional One

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2023 4:35 PM CT | Published: November 26, 2023 4:00 AM CT

“Each of the last two years, we’ve had 1,400 patients come in from gun violence, and this year, we’re on pace to break that, which is really unthinkable,” said the chief of trauma at Regional One Health. 

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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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