Police: Chicago shootings down, murders up in new crime report
Chicago police have released new crime numbers for the first four months of 2014.
Overall, police said crime was down 20%.
Compared to last 2013, shootings were also down 3%, and shooting victims down 1%.
Chicago police also recovered 1,900 illegal guns.
However, Chicago has had 2 more murders than it did this time last year.
The numbers come as one person was killed and ten others were hurt in shootings since Friday afternoon.
A man was fatally shot at the corner of 81st street and Cottage Grove Avenue about 2:30 a.m. Friday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
No one has been arrested in any of the shootings.