Why they won't stop shooting in Chicago
Part 1 of 3: Forty people were shot in a span of 59 hours between April 18-20 in 2008; two years later, none have faced charges
This article is one of a three-part series from the Chicago Sun-Times that takes a look at the victims, shooters and neighborhoods from a particularly bloody weekend of gun violence in Chicago — April 18-20, when 40 people were shot, seven fatally. Two years later, not a single person has been convicted as a result of that weekend's shootings — in part because survivors refused to cooperate with the police.
By Mark Konkol and Frank Main
It''s told by the wounded, the accused and the officers who were on the street during a weekend in April 2008 when 40 people were shot, seven fatally.
Two years later, the grim reality is this: Nearly all of the shooters from that weekend have escaped charges.
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