Saturday Night (Apr 14th) Report: 2 dead, 7 wounded in separate South and West Side shootings2 dead, 7 wounded in separate South and West Side shootings - chicagotribune.com
I understand the Mayor is now blaming all this violence on a specific former Republican President, or Democratic Party Mayor Daily (which ever is more useful to blame at the time).
Quick, pass some more gun control laws to look like you care, Mr. Mayor.
............. Article on the vast increase in the first quarter of 2012.................
Chicago homicides soar in first quarter of 2012
During one particularly violent weekend last month, 49 people were shot — 10 of them fatally, including a 6-year-old girl as she sat between her mom's legs on the family's Little Village front porch. The violence was largely concentrated on the South and Southwest sides.
In the last two weeks of March, the violence continued unabated. The department's statistics show that 26 people were killed and more than 80 nonfatal shootings occurred from March 19 through April 1.
Chicago homicides soar in first quarter of 2012 compared with a year earlier - Chicago Tribune