Breitbart News reported at least 25 people were shot Friday into Saturday night alone, and three of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.
On Monday morning ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times noted the number of shooting victims had risen to 56, with 11 dead.
Six people were shot in one incident late Saturday “in the 5000-block of West Ohio Street.” The individuals were standing outside a location where a party had been held when someone inside an SUV opened fire on them. One of the wounded was a 12-year-old girl.
Another one of the wounded was a 15-year-old girl.
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Hours later, an eight-year-old boy was shot while riding in a vehicle with a 28-year-old male “in the 2000-block of West 83rd Street.” Both the boy and the driver were shot, but neither received life-threatening injuries.
The violence of the weekend in a continuation of the death and mayhem plaguing Democrat-controlled Chicago this year.
For example, 29 people were shot Wednesday alone, two of them fatally, and over 40 people were shot, 11 of them fatally, the weekend of July 9-11, 2021.
Nearly 100 people were shot over the long Fourth of July weekend, July 2-July 5, 2021, and 17 of those shooting victims died from their wounds.
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