Chicago Drive-By Shooting

Chicago saw 25 people shot on Saturday night including a little girl.


Chicago saw 25 people shot on Saturday night including a little girl.

Little Dejah Smith was playing with her friends outside her Chicago home when she was caught in the middle of a drive-by shooting.

Luckily she is expected to make a full recovery.

But police say one person has died so far from the outbreak of violence over that 24 hour span.

Police believe most shootings were gang or drug related.

Chicago police say they are still investigating all of these shootings and at this point they can't pinpoint any one factor for the uptick in violence this weekend.

Despite a number of efforts to get guns off the streets, Chicago is still struggling with gun violence and homicides are up 58 percent so far this year, 183 so far in 2012 compared to 116 over the same period last year. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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