Chicago police release April 2022 crime report

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Monday, May 2, 2022
CPD April 2022 Crime Report
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Citywide, there were 49 murders in April.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Despite the shootings reported this weekend, Chicago Police say the city saw a slight drop in homicides last month.

Citywide, there were 49 murders in April, which is five fewer than last April.

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For the first four months of the year, shooting incidents are down nearly 14%, according to CPD.

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The number of shooting victims are down nearly 16%, compared to last year.

At least 29 people were shot, seven fatally during the last weekend of April.