Another bloody weekend with six killed and 41 hit by gunfire in Democrat-run Chicago


CHICAGO, IL – It was another bloody weekend in democrat-run, gun-controlled Chicago. 

The 56-hour stretch ended with six people killed, and another 41 people wounded by gunfire. 

In total, police raced to reports of 33 shootings across the city over the weekend. The numbers include calls that came in from 6 p.m. Friday, November 6th, until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 8th according to Fox News. 

The media outlet reports that Chicago Police held a press conference Monday morning to break down the weekend’s crime statistics. 

Officers say at least four teenagers were shot. 

Three separate Sunday morning shootings injured three boys. Two of them are 15-years-old and the other is 17-years-old. 

On Friday night, Fox News reported that another shooting injured a 16-year-old boy. 

The numbers are even more staggering than those reported after a violent Halloween weekend. The Chicago Sun-Times reported, in that stretch, gunfire hit 29 people and killed four. 

The local newspaper reports that the most recent deadly shooting happened early Monday morning near Midway Airport. 

Officers raced to a ShotSpotter alert for gunfire in the area around 2 a.m., and found a 20-year-old man dead in the driver’s seat of a car. Police told the Sun Times that the car had hit a tree, but they then discovered the driver had a fatal gunshot wound to the face. 

Just hours earlier on the city’s South Side, two 24-year-olds were hit by bullets. They were reportedly in the Gresham neighborhood around 6:15 p.m. when someone opened fire, killing a man and wounding a woman. 

On the West Side, there was another deadly shooting that morning just before 1:15 a.m. 

25-year-old Lavell Mathis was walking through a vacant lot when police say a man approached and shot him. Mathis died at a local hospital. His accused killer got away in a white car. 

Early Sunday, a 25-year-old man was shot to death in Austin on the West Side. 

It is the same story, on repeat, in neighborhoods across Chicago. 

On the North Side, 20-year-old Daniel Zetina was in a parked car around 5:30 p.m. Saturday night, when his killer walked up and pulled the trigger. Gunfire hit him in the side and arm. Zetina died at a nearby hospital. 

In South Shore at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday, a double shooting killed one man and wounded another. The survivor was hit in each leg by a bullet. 

Less than two hours earlier, the Sun-Times reported on another double fatal shooting on the West Side, with only one survivor. 

The list of fatal shootings goes on and on and on, in a city that’s commonly regarded as one of the most violent in the nation. 

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that murders in the city are now up 50% compared to last year, and the violence is not isolated to only high crime areas. 

The paper says 67 officers have dodged gunfire this year, with trigger pullers aiming directly at Chicago Police officers. 

While residents duck and cover to dodge the slow-motion massacre playing out on the streets of the country’s third largest city, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is tweeting video collages of athletes and mascots. 

Her social media account had yet to address the violence on Monday. 

Instead, Mayor Lightfoot posted to Twitter: 

“As a city, we should continue looking out for one another as we push our way through this pandemic. When it comes to minimizing the spread of the virus, we’re in this together.  #TeamUpMaskUp” 

She also posted this: 

“No matter who you root for, we are all one home team. Together we can defeat coronavirus if we each do our parts. #TeamUpMaskUp” 

Twitter user “rec” replied: 

“And, the shootings continue…”

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Here’s more from Law Enforcement Today about the violence in Chicago before Halloween weekend:

Dozens more shot, more people killed in Democrat-run Chicago as Mayor Lightfoot warns people to wash their hands

October 29, 2020

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago continues to be battered by shootings and other violent crimes with no end in sight.  Although weekends have seen the most shootings, it is clear that violence never truly rests in the Windy City.

While Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks fervently about the safety of citizens, she only addresses the virus pandemic and not these regular shooting deaths that kill more people.  The responses to her Twitter posts are predominantly concerning shootings and resulting deaths.

Fox 32 Chicago reports that over this past weekend, at least 23 people were shot – 6 fatally.

On the previous weekend, 33 were shot, 7 fatally.

Here’s a recap of this weekend’s activity:

    • A 25-year-old male was found shot in the head under a train trestle off of South St Louis Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    • A suspected burglar was killed by a homeowner in Marquette Park.
    • Around 11:15 PM Sunday, a man was shot dead by a homeowner during a burglary on South Mozart Street.
    • Saturday night, a man was killed in a shooting in Humboldt Park on the West Side.
    • Daryl Hampton was sitting in a vehicle on North Lawndale Avenue when someone approached the vehicle and fired shots – he was struck in the chest and leg and was transported by EMS but pronounced dead at the hospital.
    • Early Saturday morning, a man was shot to death in Fuller Park.

li>Saturday evening, Shamar Rice, a 30-year-old male from the West Swann Street area got into a verbal altercation that escalated into a physical argument, and ultimately, a shooting. Rice was pronounced dead at the scene.  A suspect was apprehended.

  • Earlier Saturday, a 32-year-old man was shot and killed in Roseland.
  • Deshawn McKinney was sitting in a car about 4:30 p.m. in the 11400 block of South Calumet Avenue when someone pulled up in a vehicle and fired shots, officials said. McKinney was struck in the back of the head and multiple times throughout his body. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.
  • Also on Saturday, a man was killed in a shooting in Humboldt Park on the West Side.
  • ON Saturday, as well, Chicago PD officers responded to a call of shots fired about 3:15 a.m. found Roberto Morales Galindo, 47, facedown bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1300 block of North Harding Avenue, officials said. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
  • One of several non-fatal attacks occurred when two people were shot at a home in East Garfield Park on the West Side.
  • Again on Saturday, Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 3:35 a.m. found a 21-year-old woman lying next to the entrance of a home in the 3200 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said. The woman had been shot multiple times and was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition.


    • A 27-year-old man showed up to the hospital later with a gunshot wound to his thigh, saying he had been shot at the same location, police said. He was in good condition and refused to answer any more questions about the shooting.
    • Saturday morning, two people were wounded in a shooting on the South Side.
    • Officers responded about 11:40 a.m. to the 1100 block of East 87th Street and found a male with gunshot wounds to his chest and lower back, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical center. His condition was not immediately known.
    • Later, another male showed up at Trinity Hospital with a gunshot wound from the same incident, police said. He is listed in stable condition.
    • The weekend’s earliest reported shooting left a man wounded Friday evening in South Chicago.
    • About 7:50 p.m. Friday, a 28-year-old man was in a home in the 7900 block of South Saginaw Avenue when someone walked up to him and fired shots, striking him in the ear and leg, police said.
    • At least 12 other people were wounded in citywide shootings between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.


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