Chicago hits 500 homicides in 2012

CHICAGO — It has been a bloody year in Chicago with 500 people killed.

ABC affiliate WLS reported the city's 500th murder happened on Thursday night.

A 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside a convenience store on the city's west side.

No arrests have been made.

It is Chicago's deadliest year since 2008.

In 2008, 512 people were killed—the highest on record.

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