27 shots fired during Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s weekend in Chicago

Twenty-seven people were shot, five fatally, over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s weekend in Chicago (D).

Breitbart News reported that 16 people were shot in Chicago from Friday through Saturday night alone; three of the victims succumbed to their injuries.

Monday morning ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times noted that the total number of gunshot victims for the weekend rose to 27, including two more killed by gunshots, bringing the number of weekend shooting fatalities to five.

One of the others shot and killed was an individual who had been injured while driving past on Saturday afternoon.

The drive-by shooting left four injured, one critically, FOX News reported. The victims, aged 24 to 42, were in an alley when someone opened fire on them.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times said one of the injured died.

The weekend’s fifth shooting death was discovered just before 4 a.m. Sunday, when officers found a 23-year-old man on the ground with a gunshot wound “in the 4200 block of South State Street.” He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Sun-Times observed that 267 people were killed in Chicago from January 1, 2022 to June 12, 2022.

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