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Bloody August Sees More Than 400 Shot In Chicago

Today Chicago's police superintendent moved to fire five cops involved with the fatal shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald.

That news comes at the end of the deadliest single month that Chicago has seen in at least 19 years. More than 400 people have been shot and at least 78 killed in Chicago since August 1.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Chip Mitchell, who covers the West Side of Chicago for WBEZ.

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Chip Mitchell, reporter covering the West Side of Chicago for WBEZ. He tweets @ChipMitchell1.

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