Murder rate in Chicago spikes since the opening of the DNC
by Clifford F. Thies
NUMBER OF MURDERS IN CHICAGO SINCE THE OPENING OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION: 7
Day 4 Larry Porter, 25, gunshot, Chatham
Day 3: James Coleman, 18, gunshot, Greater Grand Crossing; Muhammed
Kebbeh, 19, gunshot, Chatham; and Marcus Harrell, 25, gunshot, Washington Park.
Day 2: Eduardo Acosta, 27, gunshot, West Elston.
Day 1: Jeffrey Smith, 38, gunshot, Calumet Heights; and Yolanda Holmes, 45, gunshot, Uptown
Chart; A-Alcohol Prohibition, B-End of Prohibition, C-War on Drugs, D-Bush Tax Cuts, Red Line-Annualized Rate based on data through 9/6
Dr. Thies is a professor of statistics and econo-metrics at Shenandoah University in Virginia.