At least 19 people were shot, four of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
FOX 32 reported the weekend’s first fatal shooting occurred Friday at 10:35 p.m. and the second fatal shooting took place roughly 20 minutes later.
At 10:35 p.m. someone exited an SUV and opened fire on a 40-year-old man “in the 200 block of North Saint Louis Avenue,” killing him.
Just before 11 p.m., a 30-year-old man was discovered “in the 1000 block of North Central Avenue” with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to a hospital where he died.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times noted two other men–a 33-year-old and a 42-year-old–were shot about 11:50 p.m. Sunday night “in the 7000-block of South King Drive.”
Both men died later in a hospital.
The Sun-Times pointed out 110 people were killed in Chicago January 1, 2023, through March 19, 2023.
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