Chicago crime: 33 shot, 9 fatally in weekend violence, including boy, teen

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police released new numbers showing a dramatic jump in homicides last month compared to last year.

The weekend closed out a July that saw a 139% jump in city wide murders compared the same month last year, a CPD report said.

A total of nine people were killed and 24 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 6:00 p.m. Friday, including a 9-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy.


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