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At Least 25 Wounded, Six Killed, over Labor Day Weekend in Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago

Crime scene tape surrounds a home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Chicago. Police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

At least 25 individuals were shot and wounded, another six were killed, over Labor Day Weekend in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s (D) Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that one of the fatal shootings took the life of 25-year-old Shane Colombo, an incoming doctoral student at Northwestern University.

Colombo was shot at bus stop in the Rogers Park Neighborhood around 8:25 pm Sunday when he was hit in the abdomen by a stray bullet. He was pronounced dead at 9:20 pm.

Another man, 41-year-old Norris Anderson, was shot and killed in West Pullman neighborhood around 4:25 am. Police gave chase to a suspect they believe may be involved in that murder but he escaped.

Prior to the deaths of Colombo and Anderson, Breitbart News had already reported four gun-related deaths and 21 wounded in Chicago between Friday and Sunday evening. Those shooting victims included ten wounded and two killed on Sunday alone.

Fox News reports over a 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago since Memorial Day. As of August 27, 2018, the Chicago Tribune reported 2,006 shooting victims year-to-date in Emanuel’s Chicago.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News, the host of the Breitbart podcast Bullets with AWR Hawkins, 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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