According to a crime-tracking blog, stripping residents’ 2nd Amendment rights isn’t doing much to get guns out of criminals’ hands in the Windy City.
Crime In Chicago tallies 510 shootings and 105 homicides through the first four months of 2013.
The blog provides daily updates on violent crime, and maintains data on crime in the city from previous years.
For 2012, the site reports 2,670 shootings in Chicago, an increase of 20 percent from the 2,217 shootings in 2011. Homicides in 2012 totaled 535, compared with 441 in 2011.