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Violence gripped Chicago this past weekend when 30 people were shot. Only four were fatally wounded, but the high number of incidents is thrusting the Windy City’s struggles with crime back into the spotlight.

A 2012 audit by the Chicago Crime Commission found there are more than 600 gang factions in the city with a combined membership of 70,000. RT’s Ameera David discusses the unprecedented violence in Chicago with retired Los Angeles Police Department Detective Sergeant Dennis Fanning.