At least 33 people were shot during Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s weekend
At least 33 people were shot, including seven dead, over the weekend of Chicago Mayor Laurie Lightfoot (D).
Breitbart News reported that at least 18 people, including two, died between Friday and Saturday night in the Windy City alone.
Starting Monday morning on ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times noted that the total number of gunshot victims reached at least 33, including many deaths.
For example, a 25-year-old man was shot and killed at a home in the 1200 block of West 73rd Street on Saturday at 5:55 p.m. At approximately 2:05 p.m. Sunday, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and killed while trying to buy shoes from a “social media vendor in the 11900 block of South State Street.”
Also Sunday, just after 7 p.m., a 35-year-old man was “shot in the face” and killed in the 700 block of South Spaulding Avenue.
An unknown man was shot and killed in the 7600 block of South May Street on Sunday at approximately 7:20 p.m.
Police also found an 18-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds around 7:20 p.m. Sunday. The 18-year-old man was taken to the hospital and died.
The Sun-TimsThe database shows 34 homicides in Chicago between January 1, 2023 and January 22, 2023.
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