Yesterday, we ran a piece by Janet Tavakoli arguing the city of Chicago’s leadership problem is playing out in the city’s dramatic uptick in violent crime.An incident this weekend seems to support that view.
Four men are accused of jumping out of a white stretch limo and beating up random pedestrians in Chicago’s popular Wrigleyville neighbourhood.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports Corry Simmons, Donald Robinson Jr., Edward Robinson and Alvin L. Goffin were slapped with felony counts of mob action and aggravated battery after attacking four people, including a cop,
According to a Chicago Police Department spokesman, the Sun-Times reports, witnesses saw the men emerge from a white stretch limo and began battering people standing nearby. The witnesses said people left in the limo were filming the attackers as they punched the victims.
The four men were arrested when witnesses pointed them out to police near the scene of the attack, the Sun-Times reported.
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