Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 19: Police secure an area around Mercy Hospital after a gunman opened fire on November 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. A police officer, the gunman and at least two hospital workers were killed during the incident. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Four people were killed and nearly 20 others were wounded in shootings in gun-controlled Chicago over the weekend.

NBC5 published a column as the weekend shootings were unfolding, noting that the violence began around 11:00 p.m. Friday when a 19-year-old was shot and wounded while driving.

The outlet reported at least 11 were shot on Saturday alone, including a 17-year-old girl who was “dropped off at Holy Cross Hospital after being shot in the face and neck.”

By the time the NBC5 column was updated late on Sunday, four people had been killed and at least 17 shot. On Monday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported the carnage had risen to four dead and 19 wounded.

The Times also detailed that 46 were shot, including four fatally, over the weekend of May 1-3 in Chicago.

Moreover, according to Breitbart News, 17 of the shooting victims–14 wounded and three killed–were shot during a 36-hour time frame.

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 at You can sign up to get Down Range at


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