Shootings across Chicago continue to occur, and McCarthy has been public in his support for stricter laws regarding gun ownership.
Seven people were killed in various shootings over the weekend. Six were injured.
One of the deceased was a 16-year-old male.
On January 16, a 17-year-old was shot and killed after a Simeon-Morgan Park high school basketball game at Chicago State University.
On Saturday, McCarthy made it a point to attend the Simeon-Whitney Young high school basketball game at the same location.