This is the latest move in the wake of
several shootings.15 year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot only a week after
performing in President Obama's inauguration ceremony. Police say a gunman
opened fire on the girl and her group of friends thinking they were in a rival
"When any young person is gunned down without reason, their death makes an impression on all of us and it demands action from all of us," said Mayor Emanuel. "The loss of any child in any community in this city is a loss to the entire city."
There's been more than 40 homicides this month alone, making it one of the deadliest Januaries on record.