Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago: At Least 21 Shot over Weekend

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits William H. Brown School of Technology as student begin returning to in-person instruction on February 11, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The city recently reached an agreement with the teachers union to phase in in-person instruction beginning today with pre-kindergarten and special education students returning today. …
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At least 21 people were shot, five fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

Yesterday, Breitbart News noted there were four homicides between Friday and just after midnight Sunday morning.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that a fifth homicide occurred just after 11 a.m. Sunday when a male “in the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue” was shot in the head.

He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

This weekend’s non-fatal shootings include two drivers who were shot Friday night while driving on the Eisenhower expressway. A male and female were both treated for gunshot wounds after someone opened fire around 8:20 p.m.

The Chicago Tribune reports that 388 people were shot in Chicago from January 1, 2021, through February 26, 2021, including fatal and non-fatal shootings. As for homicides only, 81 people were killed from January 1, 2021, through February 25, 2021.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. Sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

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