At least 14 people were shot, four fatally, Friday night through Saturday in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago (D).
The first fatal shooting took place at 10:40 p.m. Friday, when a 38-year-old driver was shot while driving “in the 500 block of West 95th Street in Washington Heights.” The driver was taken to hospital where he died. Chicago Sun-Times reported.
The second fatal shooting occurred at 11:10 p.m. Friday when a 62-year-old man was shot in the head while sitting at “a stop sign in the 800 block of West 71st Street.” He was taken to hospital where they pronounced him dead.
The third fatal shooting was discovered at 5.17am on Saturday, when a 19-year-old was found “in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street” with a gunshot wound to the chest.
A 28-year-old man was fatally shot at 6 a.m. Saturday morning while standing outside talking to another individual “in the 9400 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue.”
NBC 5 noted that two additional gunshot wounds occurred Saturday night, bringing the total number of non-fatal gunshot victims to 12 as of 8:32 p.m.
The Sun-Times observed that 412 people were killed in Chicago from January 1, 2022 to August 13, 2022.
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