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Chicago man fired 80 rounds into the air to welcome 2024, prosecutors say

January 2, 2024

According to CWB Chicago, a suspect allegedly welcomed the new year by firing 80 rounds into the air using three firearms. SoundThinking’s technology detected the gunfire and alerted the Chicago police, who responded to the scene at the man’s residence. The police discovered spent shell casings, firearms, and a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine in his possession. The man faces charges of reckless discharge of a firearm along with numerous other felonies.