While the number of murders in Chicago has leveled off in recent years . . .
. . . the percentage that were gang related has increased . . .
PERCENT GANG RELATED, AMONG MURDERS FOR WHICH A MOTIVE WAS DETERMINED
. . . and the city’s murder rate remains among the highest in the nation.
MURDERS PER 100,000 PEOPLE IN THE EIGHT LARGEST U.S. CITIES IN 2010
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Sources: Chicago Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation