18:28 GMT03 August 2020
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    Earlier this week, the Chicago mayor ordered the removal of a statue to Christopher Columbus following violent clashes between police and protesters, which left 49 law enforcement officers injured.

    Live from Chicago on Saturday as people have gathered in front of the pedestal where the Columbus monument used to stand to show their support for law enforcement and to protest calls for defunding the Chicago Police Department.

    Chicago is experiencing a growing number of gun-related incidents, with the city’s official statistics reporting over 400 murders so far this year, compared to 275 during the same period last year.

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