(DCWatchdog.com) – Happening Now: The carnage keeps coming in the once-proud city of Chicago, Illinois. Just this weekend alone, 17 people were shot, and of those, three have succumbed to their wounds so far.
Is there any other city in the United States of America that would tolerate the level of street violence that is routine in Chicago?
As Breitbart notes this morning:
“Seventeen people were shot, three of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
“The Chicago Sun-Times reports the first shooting fatality was discovered around 6:30 p.m. Friday when the body of a shooting victim was found in ‘a home in the 8300 block of South Sangamon Street.’ The deceased individual had been shot in the head…
“ABC 7 notes a 15-year-old girl was among the weekend’s non-fatal shooting victims. The girl was in an alley ‘in the 5900 block of West Patterson Avenue’ when someone opened fire around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, and she was shot in the knee.”
And the victims just kept stacking up all weekend, keeping Emergency Medical Service workers stretched to the limits.
And according to the Chicago Sun-Times, 122 people have been killed in Chicago so far this year, and it is not even April.
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Seventeen people were shot, three of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. https://t.co/2xhsf6i53q
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) March 28, 2022