Over 100 Chicagoans were shot on the Fourth of July 2021.
More than 4,100 people were shot in Chicago last year.
Chicago has had the most mass
shootings in the nation since 2018.
Guns are equal opportunity killers. Last year, the youngest Chicagoan killed by gun violence was 1 month old. The oldest was 84 years old.
Last year, more children were shot in Chicago than died from COVID across the country.
Gun violence is the leading cause of death for Chicago children.
2021 was the deadliest year in a
47 Chicagoans were shot over Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Chicago had 800 homicides last year. That’s twice as many as Al Capone was linked to in his lifetime.
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