At least 570 people were shot during the month, about 250 more than July of last year, according to the Tribune’s data.
Nearly 40 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend as the most violent month in 28 years came to a close.
At least 107 people were killed in July, more than double the same month last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. That’s the most homicides the city has seen since in a single month since September of 1992, when 109 were recorded.
Most of the people died from gunshot wounds, but at least six people died from stabbings, three from strangulation, two from child abuse and two from assault, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.