September 24, 2023

18 Shot Friday into Sunday Morning in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s Chicago

Eighteen people were shot, three of them fatally, Friday into Sunday morning in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s (D) Chicago.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported that a 22-year-old woman was shot and killed Saturday at 4 a.m. She was standing “in the 9600-block of South Perry” when someone began shooting and a bullet hit her in the head.

The 22-year-old died at the scene.

A 28-year-old man was fatally shot in the abdomen Saturday night around 8:50 p.m. The man was “in the 100-block of West Cermak Road” when he was shot. He was transported to a hospital, where he died.

Roughly an hour later, around 9:45 p.m., a 41-year-old man with a gunshot wound was discovered “in the 1600-block of North Parkside Avenue.” He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Breitbart News noted at least 32 people were shot last weekend in Johnson’s Chicago, three of them fatally.

A database maintained by the Sun-Times shows 303 people were killed in Chicago January 1, 2o23 through July 8, 2023.

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