CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago is starting off the summer with crime trending in the right direction.
Chicago Police Department data show there were 66 murders in June, down nearly 1.5% from June of 2022.
Overall, shootings were down more than 6% month to date. Violent crime on the Chicago Transit Authority system is also down 22% from last June.
The city has also seen a nearly 28% drop in carjackings compared to last year.
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