At least 14 people were shot, four of them fatally, Friday evening into Saturday in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
The first fatal shooting occurred at 10:40 p.m. Friday, when a 38-year-old driver was shot was traveling “in the 500 block of West 95th Street in Washington Heights.” The driver was taken to a hospital where he died, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
The second fatal shooting occurred at 11:10 p.m. Friday, when a 62-year-old man was shot in the head while sitting at “a stop sign in the 800 block of West 71st Street.” He was transported to a hospital where they pronounced him dead.
The third fatal shooting was discovered at 5:17 a.m. Saturday, when a 19-year-old was found “in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street” with a gunshot wound to his chest.
A 28-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday morning at 6 a.m. while standing outside, talking to another individual “in the 9400 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue.”
NBC 5 noted that two additional shooting injuries occurred by Saturday night, bringing the total number of non-fatal shooting victims to 12 by 8:32 p.m.
The Sun-Times observed that 412 people were killed in Chicago January 1, 2022, through August 13, 2022.
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