CHICAGO, IL – It seems as though Chicago has a bit of a problem when it relates to people being shot within the city. Thus far, 2020 has seen over 3,100 people shot within the city. Specifically, there has been 3,132 shooting victims within the city this year.
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) September 29, 2020
Keep in mind that, as of publication, we’re 273 days into the year.
That’s more than 11 people shot per day.
Roughly a single person is shot just over every two hours within Chicago.
In a single, solitary city a person can become the victim of lethal-level violence by way of a gun every couple of hours – and that’s not even considering other forms of violence.
This also happens to be a Democrat run city courtesy of Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
This isn’t some hyperbole or a means to spin to conform to an agenda – these shootings are a verifiable fact and properly sourced. And it’s not just shootings that are on the rise, it’s also homicides.
????Tracking Chicago shooting victims: 3,132 people have been shot this year.https://t.co/sA9e4BKD1n
— Jon Nicosia (@NewsPolitics) September 29, 2020
For the entirety of 2019, Chicago had played host to under 500 homicides that year – and that data is coming from CNN.
Chicago has recorded 490 murders in 2019 as of Tuesday morning, Chicago police say — about 13% lower than 2018's total of 564.
That's a roughly 35% drop from 2016, when Chicago reported its highest number of homicides in two decades: 756. https://t.co/N7NBK1CmI8
— CNN (@CNN) December 31, 2019
Yet, just looking at the onset of 2020 up until September 28th, there’s bee a reported 576 homicides. And there’s still 3 months remaining this year.
If they really mattered… #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/2MiBnV92WP
— Jalen Walker (@JalenWa69410808) September 21, 2020
So, not only are people in Chicago being shot every couple of hours within the city of Chicago, but the city has been seeing on average slightly over two murders occur every single day this year.
When looking at the weekend ending on September 27th, there were at least 49 people shot and 7 people killed.
Black Lives Don't Matter to Democrats!
At Least 49 Shot over Weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot‘s Chicago https://t.co/tIF2clN2WU via @BreitbartNews
— Jesse Lee Peterson (@JLPtalk) September 28, 2020
The weekend ending on September 21st saw similar numbers, with 40 people being shot and 6 people killed.
How many mountains of bodies must pile up week after week in Democrat-controlled Chicago before Democrat Party leaders step in and stop the catastrophic and failed tenure of Democrat Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot? https://t.co/7Wak5dnVBu
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) September 21, 2020
Not to mention, the weekend prior to that saw at least 50 people being shot and 11 people being killed.
At Least 50 Shot, 11 Dead, over Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot‘s Chicago https://t.co/rQ4Ur16H8V via @BreitbartNews
— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) September 14, 2020
It’s almost as though Chicago has a serious problem with violence being embedded within the culture that resides within the city. And this is also one of the most heavily gun controlled areas – which the existence of the laws are supposed to quell this sort of crime.
We at Law Enforcement Today have reported heavily on the ongoing debacle that is Chicago. Here’s a recent report we’d ran when shootings within the city over the past weekend were still being tallied.
CHICAGO, IL- Chicago crime has ramped up, and the number shootings and murders are completely off the charts.
From Friday, September 25th, to Sunday September 27th, there were at least 31 people shot, with five of them being fatal.
Two people were stabbed to death in just three short days.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot has seriously lost control of her city, as it is the new wild west, and the number of people being shot and killed on the regular is disgraceful.
Chicago Gun Violence: 5 Dead, at Least 26 Wounded in Shootings so Far This Weekend https://t.co/T5XmoTLVQx pic.twitter.com/4M6aEV9oKr
— NBC Chicago (@nbcchicago) September 27, 2020
Here are the details regarding some of the incidents, according to ABC7,:
-The first fatal shooting of the weekend left a 19-year-old man dead Friday night on the South Side. Cornelius Pulthus Jr. was walking in an alley with two other people in the Burnside neighborhood when someone opened fire and struck him in the chest and back, officials said. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the 9400 block of South Vernon Avenue, police said.
-Four people were killed Saturday: two in Austin on the West Side and two on the South Side. One person also was killed Friday night in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side. They were all males between 17 and 42 years old.
-Saturday evening, a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in West Pullman on the Far South Side. The boy was shot in the head about 9:20 p.m. in the 11600 block of South Prairie Avenue, police said. Omar Alvarado was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, officials said. He lived in suburban Harvey.
-A 17-year-old boy was shot dead by two gunmen about 11:30 a.m. Saturday on the West Side. Avion Aldridge was in an alley in the 200 block of North Leamington Avenue when two gunmen opened fire, authorities said.
He suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and died at the scene, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. The suspects left in a light-colored vehicle.
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-Hours earlier, a 20-year-old man was found fatally shot nearby in the 200 block of North Latrobe Avenue in the Austin neighborhood.
Richard Soward was found with unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds shortly before 5 a.m. in the 200 block of North Latrobe Avenue, officials said. He died at the scene.
-Minutes earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot during a backyard gathering in Grand Crossing on the South Side. Rayalecio Purman was in the 7000 block of South Harper Avenue about 4:10 a.m. when someone walked up to him and shot him in the back, officials said.
He was rushed to University of Chicago Hospital where he died, police said. Purman lived in Englewood.
-On Sunday, Police say two 14-year-old boys were walking westbound in the 100-block of E. 123d Street just before 4p.m. when they heard shots and felts pain. The shots allegedly came from a dark vehicle that was traveling eastbound down the street, officials said. One boy suffered a gunshot wound to the right thigh.
The other boy sustained a gunshot wound to the left arm. Both were transported to Comers Hospital in stable condition, police said. No offenders are in custody. Area Two Detectives are investigating.
Heartbreak, but no apparent outrage. Chicago PD says, so far this weekend:
35 shot, 6 fatally;
25 separate incidents.
There were 2 additional stabbing fatalities.
This is the civil rights issue of the era.
Hello Democrats? No cops involved so crickets from #BLM.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) September 27, 2020
These shootings are just a few of the 31 that took place this weekend, and as we write this report, the number keeps climbing. In addition to the shootings, a five-year-old girl was fatally stabbed by her mother on Saturday.
It is reported that Serenity Arrington was attacked by her mother, leaving her with “multiple stab wounds”. She was transported to the hospital, however, she was unable to survive her wounds.
Her grandfather, Sylvester Washington, talked about how Arrington loved to watch movies with him.
“Y’all would have loved her. Sweet little girl. Man. Granddaddy’s little girl,”
CHILD KILLED: Serenity Arrington, 5, was stabbed to death in the 3200 block of west Fulton, East Garfield Park neighborhood, West Side on September 26, 2020. Her mother is in custody. Our condolences #LegalHelpFirmCares #domesticviolence #mentalIllness pic.twitter.com/bIaD11a5nx
— LEGAL HELP FIRM ⚖️ (@lhfirm) September 27, 2020
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