12 Shot Friday Thru Saturday Morning in Lori Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot listens to a question after Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker annou
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Twelve people were shot, two of them fatally, Friday thru Saturday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported that the two shooting fatalities occurred Friday “inside a home in the 8600 block of South Constance Avenue” about 10:35 p.m.

Two men–a 23-year-old and a 30-year-old–were shot and killed in the incident.

Hours later, at 2:05 a.m. Saturday, a 38-year-old, 28-year-old, and 26-year-old, were shot and wounded when approached by a lone male “in an alley in the 1400 block of North Honore Street.” All three victims were shot multiple times. They were taken to hospitals, where two are in critical condition and one is listed as fair.

Breitbart News noted Chicago had tallied 723 murders for the year as of December 30, 2022.

The Sun-Times observed that motor vehicle theft in Chicago was up 95 percent in 2022, when compared to motor vehicle theft in 2021. Theft was up 50 percent, burglary was up ten percent, and robbery was up ten percent.

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