Two High School Students Shot, Killed in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks on day one of the Lollapalooza Music Festival on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Grant Park in Chicago. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Amy Harris/Invision/AP

Two 15 year-old high school students were shot and killed Tuesday in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s troubled (D) Chicago.

Breitbart News reported one 15-year-old was shot and fatally wounded Tuesday afternoon. NBC 5 noted that he was shot “in the 8300 block of South Holland Road” about 2:40 p.m.

ABC 7 identifies the deceased 15-year-old as Jamari Williams.

A second 15-year-old, Kentrell McNeal, was fatally shot “in the 5200-block of Lake Park Avenue outside a Hyde Park McDonald’s” around 6:20 p.m.

A small makeshift memorial sits along the road near the site where two young girls were shot after leaving their grandmother’s home yesterday on August 16, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The two girls were shot as their mother was buckling them in her vehicle. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Both 15-year-olds were students at Simeon High School. points out that 293 people have been shot and wounded in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago thus far in September 2021, and another 59 people 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 You can sign up to get Down Range at


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