The Chicago Sun-Times reported 62 people were shot, eight of them fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
Breitbart News observed that 24 people were shot Friday into Saturday night alone, and that includes three fatalities.
The Sun-Times notes that the number of shooting fatalities reached eight by the end of the weekend, with the last one occurring about 12:45 a.m. Monday morning at a residence in Auburn Gresham.
Two men at the residence, a 35-year-old and a 38-year-old, got into an argument after a card game, and the 38-year-old shot the 35-year-old numerous times, fatally wounding him.
Chicago roadways continue to be violent as well. The Chicago Tribune noted the city had witnessed over 170 expressway shootings in Cook County, Illinois, by mid-September of this year.
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