Former Mayor Daley responds to question about Chicago violence

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CHICAGO — Former Mayor Richard Daley weighs in on the violence that’s plaguing Chicago.

He spoke out at Smyth J. Elementary School, a Chicago Public School, in the South Loop on Tuesday. He was there as part of Katten Muchin Rosenman’s Volunteer Service Day.

“Well you have to do something about it. You can’t just say ‘I don’t like it or I feel sorry for the children.’ What are you doing about it?,” said Daley.

Daley also said he thought the Summer Olympic Games were very good, and Rio de Janeiro did a good job.

Daley tried to get the 2016 Summer Games to come to Chicago when he was the mayor.