At Least 27 Shot Friday into Saturday Night in Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, left, speaks after Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a shelter in place order to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus, during a news conference Friday, March 20, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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At least 27 people were shot, one of them fatally, Friday into Saturday night across Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

The Chicago Tribune reported 23 shot, one fatally, by 2:53 p.m. Saturday and NBC 5 upped the number of shooting victims to 27 by 10:53 p.m.

The lone fatality was a man shot multiple times “in the 700 block of North Ridgeway at approximately 9:23 a.m.” His injuries included a gunshot to the head and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Breitbart News noted that 15 people were shot in Chicago on Tuesday, one of them fatally. At least 15 people were shot on Monday as well, and one of the shooting victims succumbed to his wounds.

At least 70 people were shot last weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago, 12 of them fatally.

HeyJackass points out over 2,100 have been shot and wounded in Chicago in 2021 and over 440 have been shot and killed.

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 Instagram: @awr_hawkins. Reach him at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

 

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