CHICAGO (CBS)– New crime statistics, released by Chicago police, for July show a significant increase in gun violence.

Compared to last year, there have been 573 more shootings and 760 more victims in 2020 so far.

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“Following national trends of increasing violence across major U.S. cities, Chicago has experienced a 51% increase in murders and a 47% increase in shooting incidents compared to the same time last year,” Police stated in the report.

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Police have recovered more than 5,600 guns this year, which is up 5% from 2109.