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Shootouts per weekend in Chicago: 40 people fired in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend in Chicago has again lived up to his wild expectations.

By Monday evening, 48 people was shot in in city over in holiday weekend as the Chicago Police Department canceled officers’ days off in expectation of historically violent unofficial start of summer.

O half of shooting victims were injured on West side and South side – about 13 victims. Downtown area that has witnessed several high-profile attacks in There were four shooting victims in May.

By Monday morning, the shooting had outpaced last yearMemorial Day weekend when 37 people were shot, three of them fatally.

Nine of Victims of this weekend’s shooting had died by Monday night, authorities said. More than quarter of the victims were injured in the only West Side police district, Harrison District 11, which has had two mass shootings on Sunday:

  • Five in Lawndale people were injured after the militants opened fire on crowd celebrating an anniversary of another teenager killing. A 16-year- the old woman was among the wounded in shooting early sunday morning in block 800 of Southern Charles Avenue. Shell casings and at least 97 evidence markers could be seen. in in street outside Daniel Webster Elementary School.
  • Later Sunday, a man was killed and four others, including the shooter, were injured in a domestic incident. in Humboldt Park. The shooting led to a standoff with police SWAT team. 23-year-old shooter arrested over in an hour and be treated for gunshot wound, police said.

Another fatal shooting from 17:00 Friday:

  • Three men were injured one fatally, in Shooting on a Monday in Burnside on South side. They were near the sidewalk around 19:45. in block 1300 of East 93rd street when someone opened fireChicago police said. One man, aged 25, was shot dead in chest and taken to the Trinity Hospital, where they stated dead, the police said. Another man, aged 26, was also fired in chest and taken to the same hospital in critical condition. The third man, aged 27, received a gunshot wound to the head. body and taken to the university of Chicago Medical Center, police say. His condition was not immediately known.
  • On Monday, a man was mortally wounded in Gresham on South side. Around 17:00 27th year-old was in block 8600 of South Aberdeen Street when he was shot multiple times times, the police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center. in Oak lawn where it was spoken dead- said the police.
  • Also on Monday, a man was killed in shooting in Englewood on South side. He was at the house around 2:50 pm. in block 6900 of South Green Street when someone opened a fire hitting it in in face and abdomen, Chicago police said. 31-year-old pronounced dead on the stage.
  • Jeremy Benson, 33, was shot and killed while driving on Sunday morning. in Authorities said the area was West Garfield Park. He was shot while driving in block 4400 of West Madison Street and crashed into a median, police said. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • The man was killed early Sunday morning in Englewood when shooting broke out during a birthday party party. Shooting sent hundreds of people Run in block 5700 of South Carpenter Street. A 24-year- the old one was shot and pronounced dead on the stage. The police put down the white cloth over that man, who lay on sidewalk next to evidence markers. “They won’t even let me see it body”male mother said. “They could at least let me hold his hand.”
Chicago Police are investigating in block 5700 of South Carpenter Street where the man was shot death early sunday during party on block Englewood on South side.

Chicago Police are investigating in block 5700 of South Carpenter Street where the man was shot death early sunday during party on block Englewood on South side.

  • Hours earlier, two men killed each other during a shootout in Englewood, police said. The shootout took place at 5:00 p.m. Saturday. in block 5500 of South Bishop Street, police said. Both men were announced dead in university of Chicago Medical Center. One of in men was identified as Derrick Washington, aged 29. The other man was 38 years old.
  • Saturday afternoon a man was killed in Chicago Lawn on southwest side. He got shot in his head around 13:30 in block 2400 of West 63rd Street, police said. He died at Christ Medical Center. in Oak lawn. Police did not provide any other details.

upcoming of Weekend, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday advocated a change to the rarely enforced citywide curfew for youth from 11 p.m. to 10 p.m., and her decision impose curfew at 18:00 on weekends on unaccompanied minors in Millennium Park after fatal shooting Bob.

Religious leaders held a march on Saturday for world down Michigan Avenue. “There will be no silence until we stop the violence” group of about 50 people chanted as they walked down Mag Mile in Millennium Park.

Thirty two people were shot last weekend in Chicago.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
Tyler is working as the Author at World Weekly News. He has a love for writing and have been writing for a few years now as a free-lancer.

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