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A street medic patch marks a first aid kit at a UMedics workshop in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. The group trains everyday people to care for shooting victims, control a chaotic scene and talk to cops and paramedics. (Andrew Gill/WBEZ)
A street medic patch marks a first aid kit at a UMedics workshop in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. The group trains everyday people to care for shooting victims, control a chaotic scene and talk to cops and paramedics. (Andrew Gill/WBEZ)

The Chicago group UMedics trains people how to handle medical emergencies, including gunshot wounds. One trainee is a gunshot victim who credits the program with saving his life.

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