An In-Depth Look at the Victims of Chicago’s Violent Year

This past Memorial Day weekend, the New York Times sent more than a dozen of its reporters and photographers out to cover violence in Chicago during the three-day span that marks the beginning of the summer–and the uptick in shootings that usually accompanies it.

Sixty-four people were shot, six of them fatally. Since that weekend, the reporters in the paper’s Chicago bureau have been tracking the aftermath, bringing the city’s violent year to a national audience, and providing context for the shootings and homicides.

Joining Chicago Tonight for a conversation about gun violence and its victims are New York Times reporters Catrin Einhorn and Mitch Smith.


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