Follow up on "Under the gun"

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As temperatures rise in the summer, so does violence in our streets. And it's been a tough summer for many families here in Chicago.

This was a particularly bad weekend for Father Michael Pfleger, the Southside priest who has become well known nationally for standing up on behalf of victims and against gang leaders and gun manufacturers. Two teens who had been playing basketball in the church gym--open to keep kids off the streets--got in an altercation outside the gym and were shot.