Thirty-nine people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, part of a surge of gun violence that has plagued the city since January 2016. Shootings that month were more than twice the number of a typical January.
This story is part of a WBEZ project called "Every Other Hour," examining the causes and effects of gun violence, the people most affected and possible solutions.
This article was originally published on May 23, 2017.
This segment aired on May 23, 2017.