What it’s like to treat gunshot victims day after day

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Tchaka Shepherd is a trauma surgeon at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood. Photo by Jenny Hamel/KCRW

There’s been an uptick of violent crime in South Los Angeles, and if you get shot or stabbed there, it’s likely you’ll go to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance or St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood. Hear from some victims of gang violence and the trauma surgeons who treat them day after day. And a new documentary, “The Biggest Little Farm,” chronicles the life of a couple who left the city for a farm north of LA.