19 Shot Friday into Saturday Night in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

Lori Lightfoot speaks to guests at an event held to celebrate Pride Month at the Center on Halstead, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community center, on June 07, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Lightfoot is the first openly gay mayor of the city of Chicago. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Nineteen people were shot Friday into Saturday night across Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that the first fatal shooting occurred at 1:10 a.m., when a 31-year-old man was shot in the head while sitting at a red light “in the 2000 block of West 87th Street.”

The 31-year-old was taken to a hospital where he died.

The second fatal shooting occurred less at 1:40 a.m. Saturday morning, when a man standing on the sidewalk “in the 1800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue” was shot in the chest.

The man was transported to a hospital where he died.

Breitbart News notes over 60 were shot last weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago, and three of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.

The Sun-Times maintains a database that shows 379 people were killed in Chicago January 1, 2022, through July 30, 2022.

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