Anti-Violence Activist Is Fatally Shot In Chicago

He was an activist who tried to help young people rise above the city’s unrelenting gun violence.
It was not immediately clear whether Mr. Cooper had been targeted.
Among them, the department confirmed, was Mr. Cooper, known as Willie.
On Monday, Chicago emerged from another bloody weekend of gun violence in which 10 people were killed in 35 gunfire incidents from Friday evening through just before midnight on Sunday, the Chicago Police Department said on Monday.
But William Cooper, 58, fell victim to the violence he had worked so hard to stop.

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