Closer Look with Rose Scott

CDC on combating gun violence; No charges filed in the police shooting death of Matthew Zadok Williams

June 29, 2022

Dr. Debra Houry, who serves as the acting principal deputy director and the head of the National Center for Injury Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the state of gun violence in Georgia and across the nation and how the CDC is working to combat the issue through research and education.

It’s been more than one year since the police shooting death of Matthew Zadok Williams. Rose talks with DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston about her office’s recent decision not to file criminal charges against the officers who shot Williams inside of his DeKalb home. 

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