At Least 20 Shot Friday Into Sunday Morning In Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago


At least 20 people were shot, five fatally, Friday into Sunday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports the weekend’s first fatality occurred at 8:55 p.m. Friday, when a 26-year-old male was shot in the head “in the 6500 block of South Kenneth Avenue.”

The weekend’s second fatality was discovered about an hour later, when the body of a woman was found in an alley “in the 100 block of East 118th Place.” The woman had been shot in the head.

Roughly 24 hours later, a man with a gunshot wound to head was found in a burning car “in the 12000 block of South Yale Avenue.” He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fourth fatality of the weekend occurred at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, when a 24-year-old male was shot multiple times and killed “in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street.” The deceased male was shot in the back, in the legs, and… (Read more)

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