At least 48 people were shot, five of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
Breitbart News reported that 19 people were shot Friday into Saturday night alone, and two of those shooting victims succumbed to their wounds.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times noted that there were three more fatal shootings over the weekend, one of which occurred on Saturday and two on Sunday.
Saturday’s additional shooting occurred at 11:40 a.m. “on the Bishop Ford Freeway near 130th Street.” A man was shot numerous times in the incident and was taken to a hospital, where he died.
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A 16-year-old boy and a man were sitting in a vehicle at a stoplight around 2 a.m. Sunday “in the 4700-block