Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Supt. Eddie Johnson shared a photo of assault rifles confiscated by Chicago Police over the weekend to call attention to defendants who are released on bail after being charged in illegal possession of a gun. [Alex Nitkin/The Daily Line]

The story behind a dramatic weekend gun confiscation Mayor Lori Lightfoot used to blast lenient judges during a news conference on Tuesday is more complicated than she or police Supt. Eddie Johnson let on.

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