Mayor Lightfoot mentioned the town is “awash” in unlawful weapons and mentioned the town is on tempo for a document 12 months in unlawful gun seizures.
“We’re calling on our residents to beat your fears, to now not be hesitant to report the presence of unlawful firearms,” Lightfoot mentioned.
Mayor Lightfoot mentioned extra particular particulars will probably be launched later. She additionally mentioned the town is making progress on time.
“This statistical progress is chilly consolation to the people and neighborhoods who’re nonetheless residing in every day worry,” Lightfoot mentioned.
The mayor made the announcement at a groundbreaking for a brand new Chicago Park District Headquarters in Brighton Park.
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