Oct. 28, 2012, the city of Chicago surpassed the previous year's number of murders (433), when a man, identified as 68-year-old Bariffe Fitz, was found shot
Since January 1, 1990, an astonishing 14,973 people have been murdered in Chicago. Even worse, many of the victims have been children.
There have been 62 school-aged children murdered in that city in 2012, alone.
Of course, it could have been worse, since an astounding 446 of 489[as of Dec 21] children have actually been shot this year.
The following case is fairly typical in the city that is now more dangerous than Baghdad: