“Over Memorial Day weekend, when The New York Times tracked every shooting in #Chicago, the largest concentration of them was in the city’s 11th police district. But why?”

NEW YORK TIMES
In Chicago, Bodies Pile Up at Intersection of ‘Depression and Rage’
by Monica Davey
December 9, 2016

Living on Chicago’s West Side, where the dazzling downtown skyline always seems to shimmer in view but out of reach, means mornings like these grow strangely normal. The blue lights, the yellow tape, the next day’s quiet moving on — all of it. Over Memorial Day weekend, when The New York Times tracked every shooting in this city, the largest concentration of them happened here, in about six square miles that make up Chicago’s 11th police district. Of 64 people shot that weekend, 16 were in this district. Three people were shot on this same stretch of Walnut Street. READ MORE

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