At least 17 people were shot, one of them fatally, Friday into Saturday night in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s (D) Chicago.
The one shooting fatality occurred Friday around 11:40 p.m., when a man approached a 45-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman and opened fire, ABC 7/Chicago Sun-Times reported.
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The man and woman were standing in “in the 3300 block of West 16th Street” when the gunman approached and the 45-year-old was shot multiple times. He was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead upon arrival.
The woman was shot once and her wound was not life-threatening.
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At least 30 people were shot last weekend in Mayor Johnson’s Chicago, and three of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds, Breitbart News noted.
According to the Sun-Times, 441 people were killed in Chicago January 1 through September 30.
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