Group Works to Interrupt Violence on the Streets | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Eight Forty-Eight

Group Works to Interrupt Violence on the Streets

Monday night, an 18-year-old was shot in the shoulder on Chicago's Southwest Side after a rival gang member drove onto his lawn and opened fire. Police say the two were involved in a long-standing dispute. Recently we talked with Oscar Contreras, a member of the group CeaseFire, who act as a mediator in gang disputes. And, two young share how they add additional support and positive peer pressure to Ceasefire.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X