Chicago Sees 1,000 More Shootings Than This Time Last Year
Homicides there are also rising. Police say there have been nearly 600 so far this year, about 200 more than at the same point in 2015.By Briana Altergott | October 18, 2016
Shootings in Chicago have reached a deadly new high.
According to data gathered by the Chicago Tribune, 1,000 more people in the city were shot this year than at the same time last year.
Homicides are on the rise, too. Police say there've been nearly 600 so far this year, while last year saw about 400 at this time.