As Chinatown unites in support of creating Chicago’s first Asian-majority ward, fault lines emerge over crime and policing

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CHICAGO — When Andrew Toy heard about a fatal shooting near his home late last year, he rushed to see if he could help Chicago police with video from his home’s security camera. The 63-year-old lifelong resident of Chinatown and active member of the neighborhood’s Facebook watch group said cooperating with police was an easy decision. “I got young children in the neighborhood,” Toy said. “I don’t want them or my wife or neighbor to be the next victim.” What authorities called the “execution style” shooting of Toy’s neighbor, Woom Sing Tse, 71 and a longtime Chinatown fixture, was the latest of…

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