Context is king.
The number of homicides has hit a 20-year high and the city hasn't experienced a single day without someone being murdered since February of last year.
A BBC report on the violence in the Windy City compared the number of deaths there with U.S. war dead in Afghanistan and Iraq.
This chart shows homicides in Chicago compared to American war dead in Iraq & Afghanistan since 2001.
You will find more statistics at Statista
And this is in a city with some of the strongest gun control laws in the nation. Where are the BlackLivesMatter leaders?