Twenty-eight people were shot, seven fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
Breitbart News reported 16 people were shot, five fatally, Friday into Sunday morning alone in the city. The first of those five fatalities occurred Friday at at 8:30 p.m. and the fifth occurred Sunday just before 4:30 a.m.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports a sixth fatality occurred at 2:35 a.m. Sunday, when masked gunmen opened fired on a parked vehicle “in the 800-block of South Wabash Avenue.” Bullets struck a 16-year-old male in that vehicle, killing him.
Five people, including a teenage boy, were shot in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago on Thanksgiving Day, according to police. https://t.co/w5jTrnCkWv
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A seventh fatality took place about 6 p.m. Sunday “in the 11100-block of South Longwood Drive.” A 22-year-old inside a vehicle in a parking lot was shot to death in that incident.
Breitbart News reported 50 people were shot last weekend in Mayor Lighfoot’s Chicago, and five of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.
The mayor has previously sought to address the matter of increased gun violence in her city, however she chose to point to a host of extenuating circumstances as the cause.Mayor Lori Lightfoot / Periscope
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