According to a report, Chicago has recorded 51 murders in January – the city’s overall record in four years.

Shooting took place last month despite the scorching heat in the city during the winter.

Police said there were 201 shootings in Chicago in late January. According to Chicago, there were 137 shootings in the same time period in 2020. Sun Times.

At least 10 officers have been shot since early 2021, compared to four officers during January of last year, according to the paper.

According to data released Monday by the Chicago Police Department, the city recorded 35 murders in January last year and cited papers.

IN CHICAGO, METHAMPHETAMINE SEIZURES HIT NEW RECORD HIGH, DEA SAYS

Authorities investigated the shooting in Chicago last month despite heavy snowfall in the city.

Authorities investigated the shooting in Chicago last month despite heavy snowfall in the city.
(Chicago Police Department)

According to Chicago police dataThe city recorded 769 homeowners in 2020, a 55% increase over 2019.

The increase in violent crime last year was blamed on a number of factors, including the COVID-19 epidemic, the stress of state and local sanctions, and an unprecedented economic crisis, the Chicago Tribune. informed of.