At Least 24 Shot, 6 Fatally, over the Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference in Hall A at the COVID-19 alternate site at McCormick Place in Chicago, Friday, April 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

At least 24 people were shot, six fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

Breitbart News reported that 14 people were shot, three fatally, Friday into Sunday morning alone. One of those 14 was a three-year-old girl who was shot in the wrist Saturday afternoon, ABC 7/Chicago Sun-Times noted.

The three-year-old was transported to a hospital in good condition.

By Monday morning, the total number of weekend shooting victims reached 24, with six fatalities, according to CBS 2.

The first fatal shooting of the weekend occurred some time around 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, when police discovered 47-year-old Roberto Morales Galindo facedown with multiple gunshot wounds. He was lying in the “1300 block of North Harding Avenue” and transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The most recent fatal shooting of the weekend was discovered at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, when “a 25-year-old man was found unresponsive under the Pink Line Chicago Transit Authority train tracks in the 1900 block of South St. Louis Avenue.” The man had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Chicago Tribune reports over 3,400 people were shot in Chicago January 1, 2020, through October 19, 2020, and that figure includes fatal and non-fatal shootings. The Tribune reports over 630 people were killed in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago between January 1, 2020, and October 18, 2020.

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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