CHICAGO (CBS)–Over Memorial Day weekend, 39 people were shot in Chicago–seven of them were killed, police said.
This year’s total is down from past years.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute
Last year, 36 people were shot, seven killed over the weekend.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: City Deploys Over 200 Plows Amid Lake Effect Snow
In 2017, it was 44 shot, six dead. In 2016 61 people were shot, seven killed.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Heavy Lake Effect Snow Friday; 4 To 8 Inches Possible
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said people expect to see her at shooting scenes and that she plans to be at as many of them as possible.