Gun violence, community outrage, threatens to impact 75th Street business corridor

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CHICAGO — After nine people were shot and one killed in a mass shooting last weekend along a busy South Side business corridor, community members gathered Thursday in search of answers and change.

Recent gun violence along the 75th Street Business Corridor have left dozen of South Shore community members outraged. Amid the ongoing violence plaguing the city, leaders came together to discuss how to work with law enforcement to combat crime.

The brainstorming comes after a mass shooting just after 2 a.m. Saturday in Chicago. According to police, a group of people in a parking lot were near 75th Street and South Prairie Avenue when two men started shooting.

Kimifer Miles, 29, of South Shore, was killed. Nine others were wounded. Dozens of residents like Cassandra Walker were left distraught over the violence.

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