After Labor Day Weekend Chicago Homicides Reached 500 In 2016
Wow, this is so sad. We in the black community must come up with a viable solution to stop all of the homicides in Chicago. Over the Labor Day Weekend, there were 65 civilians shot and 13 killed. According to the Tribune, 90 homicides were documented for the month of August.
After this weekend the total homicides for the year 2016 is 512. The city will soon break 600 homicides in 2016. Authorities are comparing 2016 homicides numbers to the 1990 gang homicides which averaged over 700 homicides a year.