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Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says that about 130 guns are seized by police every week in the city.
He said that about 1,500 guns have been seized so far in 2013.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are working to decrease gun violence in the city of Chicago.
Most recently, Emanuel asked city pension and retirement fund managers to divest from gun makers, while McCarthy told the media of five changes he’d like to see in an effort to reduce gun violence.
The mayor and superintendent’s efforts come as Chicago battles continued gun violence. Last year, homicides jumped 16 percent in Chicago to 506.
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