07/26/2010

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
Chicago Sun-Times