CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago police say they arrested ten gang members and seized drugs and weapons Friday night in a bust in the Englewood neighborhood.
Police returned to the scene this morning, talking to residents and offering city services.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Second Sunday Night Tornado Confirmed; Cool And Clear Monday Night
The First Deputy Police Superintendent, Alfonsa Wysinger says one of the guns was an assault-type weapon.
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He says going door-to-door, as officers and city workers were doing this morning, is a way police are working with neighbors to take streets back one block at a time.
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Residents of the area where the bust occurred are invited to a meeting on Tuesday night to share ideas on how to keep the drug-dealers off the corners.