Gun violence among young people plaguing Chicago

The nation and the world were horrified, almost a month ago, when 20 school children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. were slaughtered.

What twisted, diabolical motivations drove Adam Lanza to take such actions we will never know. But, while Newtown Connecticut experienced 26 murders in less than 5 minutes, in the city of Chicago something even worse is happening. School children in Chicago are being murdered in greater numbers than Newtown Conn.

WGN’s Robert Jordan examines some of the issues related to adolescent shooters and what can be done to prevent the next one.


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