Twenty-one people were shot, seven fatally, Friday through Sunday morning in Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D).
the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the first of the shooting deaths occurred at 5.45pm on Friday when a 69-year-old man was shot in the chest “in the 300 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue”. He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.
Hours later, at 10:15 p.m., a 40-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds was discovered “in the 3400 block of South Indiana Avenue.” He was pronounced dead at the scene.
At 1 a.m. Saturday, two women, a 31-year-old and a 26-year-old, were arguing with a man who ended up shooting them “on the sidewalk in the 300 block of North State Street.” The 26-year-old’s injuries proved fatal.
ABC 7/Sun-Times notes that the argument between the man and the women “took place on the sidewalk near the House of Blues.”
Another fatal shooting was uncovered just after 6 a.m. Saturday when officers found a 30-year-old man who was shot in the head lying “in the 3400 block of West Sunnyside Avenue.” The 30-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
At around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle “in the parking lot of the 1300 block of East 47th Street” when someone rolled past him and opened fire. The 27-year-old man was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.
The weekend’s sixth fatal shooting occurred around 10.45pm when a 28-year-old woman was shot dead after an argument with a man. The argument took place “in the 500 block of East 106th Street”, and the woman was shot in the chest and killed.
The weekend’s seventh fatal shooting was uncovered around 5 a.m. Sunday when police found a man with gunshot wounds ‘inside a Gold Coast business’ located ‘in the 200 block of East Walton Place”. The man was taken to hospital and declared dead.
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