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Chicago Police hope cold hard numbers can curb violence

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Chicago Police hope showing people cold hard numbers can put an end to violence in the city.

Police officers are kicking off an experiment, knocking on doors today delivering warning letters to around 20 people statistics say are likely to be shooters or victims.

The letters were made after police identified 400 people across the city most likely to be involved in fatal shootings.

The practice is limited to the Austin neighborhood, but police hope to expand the program.

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