Why is one dead gang member getting so much attention?

David Bernstein argues that all the attention being given Jahmol Norfleet (killed earlier this week) detracts from the struggles of Roxbury, Dorchester and JP residents who have to put up with gang violence all the time - and who never belonged to a gang:

... One building in the Bromley-Heath project -- literally, one single apartment building -- was one of Boston's five "hot spots" of gun violence identified by the BPD a year ago. Honest, decent B-H residents terrified for their children constantly beg the city to do something about it; they must be oh-so-thrilled that the city seems to care more about how the Heath Street gang affects Jahmol Norfleet than them. ...


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