Chicago records 500th homicide of 2017
CHICAGO — Chicago recorded its 500th homicide of the year Sunday.
The 500th victim, according to Chicago Tribune data, was a man gunned down at 24th and Western.
While the homicide numbers are grim, Chicago is actually behind its pace of last year by about 7 percent.
The Chicago Tribune says, more than 2,700 people have been shot in Chicago this year.