Violence continues to plague East Chicago

2013-07-10T00:00:00Z Violence continues to plague East Chicago
July 10, 2013 12:00 am  • 

A story the other day told of some consultants looking for ideas for business development in East Chicago.

There was a person who mentioned a movie theater in North Harbor.

“How come we have to go to Schererville to see a movie?” the person lamented in this newspaper. But you can see this issue in many other cases as well.

One time I called up one of the mobile dog grooming companies, he asked, “Where you live?”

“East Chicago,” I answered.

“We don't go to East Chicago,” the guy told me.

It was awful to read that Dr. Alberto Jimenez was robbed at gunpoint in the middle of the day. A client of Dr. Jimenez was also robbed on Columbus Drive in January. About a week later, you would have seen a moving truck parked out in front of Jimenez's office on Columbus Drive. He “got out of Dodge.”

Too much violence!

- Ricardo “Streetwise” Moreno, East Chicago

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