One of Chicago's bloodiest years ends with 762 homicides
CHICAGO - Chicago has ended 2016 with 762 homicides - the most in two decades.
Data released by the Chicago Police Department also shows 1,100 more shootings in 2016 than the year before.
Police recovered 8,300 illegal guns in 2016, a 20 percent increase from the previous year.
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