After being shot in the face, a law student is torn by the effects of gun violence.

When Claude Got Shot Independent Lens

Premiered May 09, 2022
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When Claude Got Shot

In Milwaukee, a 15-year-old attempted to carjack law student Claude Motley and shot him in the face. Through multiple surgeries and catastrophic health care bills, the effects of gun violence upends Claude’s life. Yet he still finds himself torn between punishment for the young man and the injustice of mass incarceration for Black men and boys. Can he find mercy in his heart for his attacker?

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