There's a plan coming to stem gunfire in Miami-Dade County. What can government do?
Miami-Dade police investigate a mass shooting at a concert that killed two people and injured more than 20 others in North Miami- Dade, near Miami Gardens, Florida, on Sunday, May 30, 2021. - Carl Juste/Miami Herald/TNS

In Miami-Dade County, elected leaders plan to spend millions of dollars this summer targeting another new normal: a relentless stream of shootings that accelerated over Memorial Day weekend as multiple people opened fire outside a nightclub in the Northwest area of the county. Two people died, and at least 20 others were wounded. The fatal violence — one of three brazen shootings in the county during the long weekend — punctuated a year of increasing alarm over a rise in shootings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Homicides were up 16% in 2020, with almost 25% of the victims under 21, according to...