I think this graphic puts gang violence in Chicago into perspective. 419 murders occurred in the city versus the 259 murders of US soldiers in Afghanistan from the war. Chicago needs to put more emphasis on gang violence prevention in order for these numbers to go down.
Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti Organized Crime Figure. The number 2 man for famed gangster Al Capone, he was born about 1883 in Italy. He started as a barber, but became involved in the Chicago gang started by Capone when he was asked to fence some stolen jewelry.