The debate over gun control laws has taken center stage over the past month across the nation.

Using that debate as the backdrop, The Sentinel and reporter Joshua Vaughn dug into the hard numbers on guns and gun violence in Cumberland County to find any trends in the data.

What resulted is a three-day package running in print and a collection of stories online.

This week The Sentinel takes a data-driven look at the gun-control debate:

  • Purchase trends in Cumberland County
  • Firearm suicides
  • Violent crimes committed with guns