Chicago crime numbers show decrease in shootings, murders from 2012: Police

October 1, 2013 (CHICAGO)

According to police, there were 47 fewer shootings this September compared with September 2012, and there was one less murder this September than last September.

For the first 9 months of the year, murders are down 21 percent compared to January to September in 2012.

And overall crime is down 15 percent, compared to the same time period last year.

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