Former Superintendent Garry McCarthy reacts to Chicago topping 700 homicides for the year

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Another grim milestone for Chicago, the number of homicides in the city has passed 700.

Last year, there were 480 murders during the same period.

Police say the rise in street crime and economic struggles are among the reasons for the spike in homicides.

Former Superintendent Garry McCarthy was fired just one year ago, on December 1, 2015.

He joined the morning team to talk about the rise in violence.