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on July 5, 2017 in World News

Happy 4th from Chicagoland: 101 People Shot, 14 Dead

More police, more technology, and yet, more shootings. by Trey Sanchez It was a violent Fourth of July weekend in Chicago, topping previous years’ totals for shootings, reports the Chicago Tribune. Between Friday afternoon and early Wednesday morning, 101 people were shot and 14 killed. Almost half of the shootings recorded happened in a span of just 12 hours to close out the long weekend. The report notes the youngest victim was a 13-year-old boy who was severely wounded and the oldest victim was 60. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said his force arrested 58 people for drugs and gun...

More police, more technology, and yet, more shootings. by Trey Sanchez It was a violent Fourth of July weekend in Chicago, topping previous years’ totals for shootings, reports the Chicago Tribune. Between Friday afternoon and early Wednesday morning, 101...

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