41 Shot, 7 Killed, During Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot listens to a question after Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker annou
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Forty-one people were shot, seven of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

Breitbart News noted that at least 35 people were shot, six of them fatally, Friday into Sunday morning alone in Lightfoot’s Chicago.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported the number of shooting victims had risen to 41 by Monday morning, with the number of shooting fatalities climbing to seven.

The weekend’s seventh shooting fatality occurred Sunday morning at 4:45 a.m. when a 57-year-old man was shot dead “in the 400-block of South Pulaski Road.” The 57-year-old was shot following an argument and died at the scene.

The Sun-Times points to 164 homicides in Chicago January 1, 2022, through April 24, 2022.

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