As Bad As Chicago Is, 17 Cities Have Higher Homicide Rates

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People are getting shot in Chicago in alarmingly high numbers: 3,500 as of mid-October, 1,000 more than at the same time last year. Almost 600 victims died. Chicago has become synonymous with gun violence, attracting attention from the press, politicians, and advocates on both sides of the gun debate, reports The Trace. Some look at the level of gun violence and city . . .

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