The mayor said the police union leader "is encouraging an unlawful strike and work stoppage which carries the potential to undermine public safety."
The victim was attacked in a Chicago shop after reportedly attempting to enforce Illinois' indoors coronavirus mask mandate.
A 32-year-old man was stabbed several times in the arm, hip and chest, after being approached by an unknown male, according to police.
"The 6-year-old is fighting for her life at this time," McDermott said.
The two officers involved in the nonfatal shooting both face disciplinary action and potential dismissal from the police force.
Erik Zuma, who has been charged with five felony counts but has yet to enter a plea, remains at work for Chicago Fire Department, according to a local TV station.
The Chicago Police Department announced a new team of officers that will target gun trafficking as part of anti-violence efforts.
Two women in the vicinity were also shot when KTS Dre, real name Londre Sylvester, was fatally shot by unknown assailants.
Lori Lightfoot won a historic victory after a mayoral campaign that focused on police accountability and reform. Critics say she has failed to live up to her promises.
The attorney for former officer Michael LaPorta called the decision "a small measure of justice."
Timothy Nielsen, 57, was arrested Saturday and faces charges of attempted murder after he "intentionally jumped a curb in his vehicle and drove at a group of pedestrians gathered for a picnic," police said.
Marion Lewis is the 18th person in Chicago to be charged with killing, trying to kill or shooting someone this year while awaiting trial on other felony charges, according to neighborhood public safety news outlet CWB Chicago.
Police reports name the officer who killed the 13-year-old
According to a press release issued by the Chicago Police Department, the incident occurred on Monday, at approximately 2:36 a.m. local time when officers responded to a "ShotSpotter alert of multiple shots fired in the 2300 block of S. Sawyer."
According to the report, several weapons were recovered on the scene by police, but there is no one in custody. Chicago Police Department Area One Detectives are continuing to investigate the situation.
John Catanzara, the president of Chicago's largest police union, claimed there was no violence among pro-Trump rioters.
Officials blocked off several streets in the downtown area, citing traffic from the celebrations ahead of Mexico's Independence Day on September 16.
A Chicago man recently apologized after he live streamed himself breaking into an ATM during a string of protests and looting incidents in the city.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the incident, which began Sunday and continued into the early hours of Monday, was not the result of peaceful demonstrators.
More than nine passengers are believed to have been on the small boat, according to the chief of the Chicago Fire Department.
Chicago police said their investigation into a shooting that sent a 3-year-old girl to the hospital is ongoing.
Chicago had at least 106 people shot, 13 of them fatally, over Father's Day weekend.
The boy was bitten multiple times outside the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park, police said, hours before a 32-year-old man walked into a hospital saying a coyote had bitten him.
Video on the incident has been shared thousands of times since it was posted online on Thanksgiving.
On Monday #ChicagoTrumpProtest trended on Twitter in America as congregated outside of Trump Towers in Chicago to protest the president's first visit to the city since his election.
President Trump criticized the city of Chicago and its police force, saying Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson "isn't doing his job."
"It's going to be very difficult for the city to prevail in making a case my client should pay for overtime for a case ultimately dismissed by the state's attorney," Smollett's attorney stated.
Matthew Sibson, 26, was shot dead on the South Side of Chicago. Jake Lee has been charged with aggravated battery.
Lori Lightfoot later told reporters that "it was not appropriate for me to say that out loud."
Smollett was still considered a victim of racial and homophobic aggressiveness at the time of this video obtained from police body cam.