16 Shot, 7 Fatally, on Monday Alone in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters after visiting preschool classrooms at Dawes Elementary School in Chicago, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Monday was the first day of optional in-person learning for preschoolers and some special education students in Chicago Public Schools after going remote last March due to the coronavirus pandemic. …
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Sixteen people were shot, seven of them fatally, on Monday alone in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

NBC 5 reported that fatalities began at 9:45 a.m. when a 67-year-old man was shot dead in a road rage incident.

The Chicago Sun-Times noted that the next fatality occurred about 3:40 p.m., when a 23-year-old man was shot and killed while sitting in a vehicle in East Garland Park.

The Times pointed out that two people, an 18-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man, were shot dead in Woodlawn Park at about 5:40 p.m. Both victims sustained gunshot wounds to the head and were pronounced dead at the scene.

NBC 5 also observed that a 28-year-old man was shot and killed about 8:40 p.m. while “working on his car” in “the 10400 block of South Eggleston Avenue.” The man was shot multiple times, transported to a hospital, and pronounced dead.

A 32-year-old man was shot and killed while sitting in a vehicle around 9:40 p.m. He was in the vehicle with a woman “in the 11800 block of South Michigan Avenue” when someone opened fire, killing him and wounding her.

Minutes later, a 19-year-old was shot and killed while sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle “in the 300 block of West 52nd Place.”

Breitbart News explained that 49 people were shot, five fatally, over Father’s Day weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa 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 at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.


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