CHICAGO (CBS) — Families with loved ones who have been murdered in Chicago gathered carefully at Daley Plaza Wednesday night.
Many of their cases are still unsolved.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
Among those in attendance was the mother of Alexandra Burgos. The 18-year-old was killed while sitting in her kitchen near Oakdale and Lockwood avenues in Belmont Cragin in 2014.
Her mother, Milagros Burgos, described how it feels to have such a remembrance during the holiday season.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
“Seeing these people come together brings comfort,” she said. “because I know my daughter in heaven brings us comfort by knowing that we’re doing something about it.”
Mayor Lori Lightfoot also came out to support the families looking for justice during the holidays.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
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