Change.org petition launched to send National Guard in response to city violence

Police say 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was targeted and lured into the location where he was fatally shot Monday. (WLS)

A petition drive has been launched to send in the National Guard to Chicago in response to recent city violence.

The effort comes after the death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

The drive is gathering thousands of signatures through the petition website Change.org.

The petition is addressed to President Barack Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner.
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