As I checked the shooting numbers in Chiraq over the holiday weekend (mostly from MyFoxChicago), the numbers kept going up, up and up! Good thing Chicago Police added 1,500 officers to the streets for the holiday weekend…
Mayor Lightfoot’s “Accountability Monday” meeting should be a blast…
Friday morning: 3 stabbed, 14 trampled at Navy Pier after Fourth of July fireworks (no shootings yet bonus gang violence in the form of knife attacks)
Friday morning: 16 shot, 2 fatally in Fourth of July gun violence across Chicago
Friday at 4:00 pm: 34 shot — 4 fatally — over Fourth of July weekend
Saturday at 6:30 pm: 41 shot — 5 fatally — over Fourth of July weekend
Sunday morning: No total shot headline on MyFoxChicago but the headline from Chicago Tribune: Multiple victims the norm in shootings Saturday into Sunday as holiday weekend wears on (18 people were shot from Saturday to Sunday in a night that saw several bursts of gun violence on the South Side that left three or more people wounded by a single shooter at least three times)
Sunday at 3:00 pm: 64 shot — 5 fatally — over Fourth of July weekend
Sunday at 6:00 pm: 66 shot — 5 fatally — over Fourth of July weekend
Sunday at 9:00 pm: 68 shot, 5 fatally, in 4th of July weekend gun violence across Chicago
For the final grand total number of shootings, see heyjackass.com.
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