CHICAGO — Chicago’s violent start to 2016 continues after more shootings occurred Tuesday night.
There have been at least 125 people shot in Chicago in the first week and a half of the new year, 20 of them fatally, according to data kept by the Tribune.
That’s more than twice the number as last year.
A police spokesman blames it on gang conflicts driven by social media and petty disputes.
They say more gang enforcement teams are being deployed to help avoid violent acts of retaliation.
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