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Gun violence in H-F: Taking a look at where we stand

Editor’s note: This story originally was published in the Chronicle's Aug. 1 print edition. It is about citizen-based violent gun crime, and does not include information about police shootings. The Chronicle is committed to covering issues of police violence, including the killing of Madeline Miller on July 10. We will continue to follow that story as it develops.

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Local perception is that violent crime, especially gun violence, is increasing in Homewood and Flossmoor.

Last Halloween Eve, four people were shot – one, Kevin R. Jones . . .

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