translated from Spanish: Attack during funeral in Chicago left 14 injured

Fourteen people were injured on Tuesday, according to police, in a shootout at a funeral in Chicago, one of the cities ruled by Democrats that President Donald Trump threatened to send federal agents to curb crime. From a car they opened fire on funeral attendees, who in turn fired on the vehicle, eric Carter, a member of the Chicago Police Department, told the press.
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The car then had an accident and its occupants were able to escape, the policeman said. Fourteen people were injured and hospitalized, he added, unable to pinpoint the severity of his injuries.


Police are questioning a person related to the shooting.


Violence is endemic in some Chicago neighborhoods, leading President Trump to ensure that the city’s situation is «worse than that of Afghanistan,» a country devastated by decades of war. The Republican mandatory has threatened to send federal security forces to several major Democrat-ruled cities, including Chicago and New York, following a controversial first deployment in Portland, in the northwest of the country.
We’re not leaving New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit and Baltimore,» he said, accusing the authorities of those cities of being members of the «radical left.»

Democratic mayors of Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta and the federal capital, Washington, sent a letter to the Justice Department to oppose the «unilateral deployment» of federal forces in their cities.

Original source in Spanish

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