- Chicago Police Department statistics continue to show a spike in murders and shootings in 2021 compared to the same time period in 2020.
- As of March 28, Chicago has 565 shootings and 129 murders.
- At the same time last year, Chicago had 407 shootings and 97 murders.
- In the week of March 22nd alone, murders increased 150% and shootings increased 50% compared to 2020.
- Overall, crimes were up 32% last week in Chicago.
- The Right Facts will continue to monitor trends in violent crimes.