Chicago records 500th homicide of 2017

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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.