Chicago: 50 People Were Shot, Nine Fatally, In 45 Separate Shooting Incidents


CHICAGO (September 21, 2021)--More than 50 people were shot, nine fatally, in 45 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department. According to police, those incidents included a pair of double homicides on the West and South sides, and multiple drive-by…

Six Dead In Chicago Including A 12 Year Old Boy: 43 Others Sustained Injuries in Shooting This Weekend


CHICAGO (September 12, 2021 Updated September 13, 2021))---Six people have died, including a 12-year-old boy, and 43 others have sustained injuries in shootings so far this weekend across Chicago, police stated. At approximately 5:28 p.m. Friday, a man of unknown age was shot and killed in the 7200 block of…

Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gun Crime and Ensure Public Safety


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 23, 2021)---President Biden believes that the surge in gun violence that has affected communities across the country over the last year and a half is unacceptable, and his Administration is moving decisively to act with a whole-of-government approach as we enter the summer months when cities…