Trained marksmen will be watching NATO/G8 dignitaries, protesters
When the world’s most important leaders converge on Chicago for the G8 and NATO summits, so will the most elite marksmen.
Federal and state SWAT teams have been canvassing buildings along Michigan Avenue, the Loop, McCormick Place and O’Hare International Airport looking for the right spots to view streets, sidewalks and nearby buildings.
“They’ll be able to shoot the head of a nickel from 500 feet,” according to a source close to planning the events.
Sharpshooters are necessary for the many motorcades going from meeting to meeting — and party to party.
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