Rudy Giuliani Criticizes Chicago Mayor After Weekend of Violence

Rudy Giuliani Criticizes Chicago Mayor After Weekend of Violence

"It's the same individuals who continually commit these crimes", he said. "And then when we get over there, they are shooting again", Patterson's mother Tanika Humphries told NBC5.

By way of comparison, at least seven people were killed and 32 were wounded during the long Memorial Day weekend in May, which is often one of the most violent weekends of the year for the city, the Chicago Tribune said. According to the Associated Press, police say that in all, at least 11 people were fatally killed and about 70 others were wounded. The youngest victim was 11 and the oldest was 62.

However, on June 25, at least 21 were shot and two died.

If the mayor signs the consent decree, the police department will have to divert further resources from on-the-ground enforcement toward collection of racial data and training in the phony theory of implicit bias. But with the violent weekend becoming a national issue, Johnson never even touched on what development had been achieved.

The violence peaked early Sunday with several shootings, including one in a courtyard on the city's South Side that injured eight people.

"We all live in this city".

"It's very rare we actually witness this stuff, ". Somebody knows who did it. "They do. They know that". "They hold me accountable". He said he wanted to help people in Chicago and I accept that help. Between midnight and 7 a.m. Sunday, 40 people were shot and four were killed.

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Although high, this year's fatality rate is lower than the same point in 2016 - a year that experienced a 19-year high with 762 shooting murders and 4,331 victims.

Police said the shootings were gang related.

The festival was not affected by the violence, Waller said.

The terse police log entries, summarized below, reflect some stark realities about Chicago's crime plague. Another 17-year-old girl is hit in the knee; an 18-year-old man is hit in the buttocks; a 19-year-old woman and a 14-year-old girl are hit in the hand. The people who were shot weren't cooperating with investigators, and the circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately known. "They just walk away, they ain't trying to run". Chicago police address surge in weekend violence:Police said they've been working around the clock this weekend. This year, the rate of gun killings has been decreasing; the Tribune reports that as of August 1, there were 1,700 fewer shootings in the city than in 2017.

Emanuel regularly advocates for greater restrictions on Second Amendment rights as a method to reduce violent crime.

Waller said police were sticking with their strategy targeting illegal guns. The shooting occurred in the 4300-block of South Wentworth Avenue at about 2:26 a.m.

"There are values. There are too many guns on the street, too many people with criminal records on the street, and there is a shortage of values about what is right and what is wrong", he added.

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