31 – Live Coverage: Rahm Emanuel and Eddie Johnson talk gun violence over the weekend

The Jay Doherty Podcast

Monday, August 6

Episode 30

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson delivered their remarks about the 75 people shot, 12 fatally, and 60+ wounded in just one weekend. All that coverage and more on this episode of The Jay Doherty Podcast

Chicago Tribune’s Madeline Buckley published a story today saying ” Between 3 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday morning, 12 people were killed and 63 were wounded, according to Tribune data. Their ages spanned from 11 to 62 years old, and most of those shot were attacked on the South and West sides.

As of Friday, at least 1,700 people have been shot in the city this year, fewer than the last two years at this time when violence hit record levels in the city but well above other recent years. There have been at least 300 homicides, according to Tribune data.

Six of the shootings this weekend injured four or more people in a single attack, racking up 31 victims early Sunday.

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