Supt. Brown Blames Open-Air Drug Markets, Gangs Using Young Recruits With No Record, For Spate Of Violence In ChicagoIn decrying the gun violence that has left several children dead and wounded in the last two weeks, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said open-air drug markets were partially to blame.
City Leaders Say Politics, Economics, Unrest, And Mistrust Of Police Have Created Perfect Storm For Gun Violence In ChicagoAs Chicago grapples with another violent weekend in which two children were among those killed, city leaders called the violence a symptom of politics, economics, and growing unrest.
10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Hit By Stray Bullet In Logan Squarehe gun violence continues in Chicago for the second weekend in a row with more than 40 people shot, including four children. A 10-year-old girl died Sunday morning after being hit by a stray bullet.
Two Children Accidentally Shot By Another Playing With A Gun In BronzevilleA 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy were accidentally shot by a relative in Bronzeville
'I Hope The Get Locked Up For Life,' Uncle Upset After Barbershop Shooting Leaves Two Nephews Injured."I hope they get locked up for life."
Lawndale Shooting Leaves Three Children InjuredFour people are recovering in the hospital after being caught in gunfire in the city's South Side. Three were children.