Begin the class with a discussion of the important points covered in the reading. Instruct students to take notes on key concepts while they are reading the material, with an eye towards new information and information they feel is important for their peers to know about dating violence.The map even reveals how many gang members, civilians and police officers died in each firefight, as well as whether anyone was injured in the crossfire.The Onde Tem Tiroteio works in a similar way, providing the time and date of each shooting, whether or not the incident is ongoing, and a traffic light system to indicate how serious the shooting was.The number of people killed by police in shootouts during the first five months of this year jumped nearly 50 per cent compared to the same months the previous year, totalling 480 deaths.But Rio state authorities do not keep track of the number of people hit by stray bullets, saying that since no such category of crime exists in Brazil's legal system, authorities would not be able to come up with an accurate way of measuring it.Users can zoom into the map and click on each shooting location for further information. The shooting is indicated as a 'red alert', and users are warned that the incident is ongoing and to stay alert in the area Last Friday, Claudineia dos Santos, who was nine months pregnant, was struck by a stray bullet that also hit the spine of her unborn boy, Arthur.
Now a pair of apps track in real-time where gun battles occur as well as how many people have been killed based on eyewitnesses, media and police accounts.
But the number stray bullet reports in Rio's local press has been rising along with the overall increase in violence.
Last Friday, Claudineia dos Santos, who was nine months pregnant, was struck by a stray bullet that also hit the spine of her unborn boy, Arthur.
The 'Fogo Cruzado', or Cross Fire, application created by Amnesty International and local researchers aims to let Rio's citizens know where gunfire is taking place in the hopes of keeping them out of danger.
A second application is called Onde Tem Tiroteio - 'Where are the Firefights' - with similar objectives.