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With more than 4,300 shootings and 750 homicides in 2016, Chicago has had the most violent year in almost two decades.Residents from three of the city's most violent neighborhoods offer their thoughts on what this increase means and what needs to be done to solve the problem.Not since the drug-fueled bloodshed of the mid-1990s had the city witnessed such a toll.Some neighborhoods, already scarred and gutted by years of violence, suffered inordinately.Still, even though it has a lower homicide rate than many U. cities with smaller populations, Chicago by far continued to lead the nation in actual number of slayings.The city's homicides outpaced New York City and Los Angeles combined, even though their populations far exceed Chicago's 2.7 million people. 18, the most recent publicly available, New York and Los Angeles had a combined 613 homicides, fewer than Chicago's total.The study also noted that the increase in slayings this year was "sudden and sustained," with each month recording more homicides than the same months in 2015.But they pointed out that other cities throughout the country have also seen increases in homicides."The fact that many other American cities saw homicides increase in 20 suggests that part of what Chicago experienced this past year may not be unique to our city," according to the study.
As the children attempted to crawl into a hallway, Kennedy's wife saw him fall over.
In 2016, about 91 percent of Chicago's homicides were committed with a firearm, up from 88 percent last year, the study showed.