Shootings in the City of Chicago leave many dead

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2017, file photo, a police detective walks past the body of a man fatally shot in the parking lot of an event center in Chicago. Several others were shot and transported to area hospitals. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)

5 persons have been reported dead with 44 others shot and injured yesterday. This incident happened on the streets of Chicago on Sunday, 5th August, 2018.

It is believed the cause was due to gang conflicts in those areas. With majority operating with illegal guns.

Others shootings were reported to have occurred during a crowded party on the street at midnight, around 2:00pm.

Together with incident, there has been 21 shootings between Friday and Saturday.52

The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump warned Chicago in January 2017. That he will put Federal law enforcement officers in Chicago. If the city did not cut down its high level of homicide cases.

“If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, I will send in the Feds!” Trump tweeted.

Reference for tweet by President: 228 shootings, 42 homicides- recorded within 3 weeks from 1 January to 24 January, 2017.