Pretty sad when just one murder and 13 others wounded is considered a good weekend. But it’s Chiraq, after all.
MyFoxChicago reported Sunday afternoon that 14 people had been shot — one of them fatally — across Chicago since late Friday.
The homicide happened at 12:30 p.m., when a 25-year-old man was walking in the 1600 block of West Howard when someone walked up and shot him in the chest and back, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he later died, police said.
The two latest non-fatal shootings happened within half an hour – see if you spot a similarity:
- A 24-year-old woman was shot in the head in West Ridge’s 6000 block of North Western Avenue. She walked into Swedish Covenant Hospital about 4:15 a.m. and her condition was stabilized, police said.
- About 3:50 a.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot twice in a drive-by attack in Irving Park.He was sitting in a vehicle in the 4100 block of North Drake when another car pulled up and someone inside started shooting. The boy was struck in the shoulder and back and the driver took him to Swedish Covenant, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
Nothing good can be happening in Chiraq between 3:00 – 5:00 am in that city. Nothing.
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