Another chilly spring weekend in Chicago and 40 people managed to get shot (6 died) according to the HeyJackass.com website (if we're reading it correctly.)
Of the 40, one was a police involved shooting, which we don't think should count. Another was the Concealed Carrier shooting, which we also think shouldn't be counted. If it wasn't in the commission of a crime, it tends to skew the stats - although, in light of nearly 600 people shot this year (and a 25% increase in homicides as of yesterday), we don't suppose it amounts to anything more than a rounding error at the end of the year.
Remember, crime is down!