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Over the weekend, another 8 people were murdered in Chicago and 44 were shot, according to The same weekend last year, there was only one homicide and 15 people shot. CBS Chicago reported the tally of deaths included a 13-year old boy:

The boy was found shot to death about 8:35 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 6600 block of South Talman found the 13-year-old lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Also killed:

  • 24-year old male
  • Jose Rios, 23
  • Malachi Baldwin, 27
  • Deandre Ellis, 22

Meanwhile, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing to add more protected bike lanes.

2 Responses

  1. mike

    Gangs do not get their guns from sporting goods stores or gun shops nor do they get background checks and they are responsible for 90% of the shooting

    • A.P. Pasqualle Jr.

      Amen brother ! , almost all shootings are done by criminals or occur in gun free zones.


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