Thirty people were shot dead, including six fatally, during another weekend of deadly violence in Chicago by Mayor Lori Lightfoot (R).
Breitbart News reported that 22 people were shot, including five fatally, from Friday to Sunday morning alone.
The most recent homicide at the time of Breitbart’s report was a 56-year-old man who was shot and killed at 3:20 a.m. Sunday while sitting in a car with a 41-year-old woman.
ABC 7 / Chicag0 Sun-Times notes that a 20-year-old woman was shot dead about an hour later, around 4.30 a.m. on Sunday.
The woman was with a 23-year-old man “walking down an alley at around 4:30 am in the 4800 block of North Central Avenue” when someone shot them, hitting them both. The woman’s injuries were fatal and the man is classified in critical condition.
More than 750 people have been shot and killed in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago so far in 2021, leaving the city on par or surpassing the high level of homicides seen in 2020.
The Sun-Times pointed out that Chicago had reached the figure of 774 murders as of December 31, 2020.
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