Over 30 people were shot, three of them fatally, Friday into Saturday night across Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports 31 people were shot by 9:52 p.m. Saturday night.
The three fatalities occurred on Saturday, beginning with a 34-year-old woman who was sitting in a vehicle “in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue” around 1: 25 a.m. Someone shot the woman in the head, fatally wounding her.
The second shooting fatality took place just before 5 p.m., when a 24-year-old was shot in the head during a drive-by attack “in the 900 block of East 79th Street.”
The 24-year-old was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.
A 42-year-old woman was shot and killed around 9:40 p.m. while walking towards her vehicle “in the 300 block of East Kensington Avenue.”
The woman was shot in the armpit and taken to a hospital where she died.
On September 9, 2021, Breitbart News noted there have been over 3,100 shooting victims in Chicago so far this year. The Sun-Times points out there were over 530 homicides in the city during the same time-frame.
HeyJackass.com observes 27 people shot and killed in Chicago thus far in September alone.
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