Twelve people were shot, two fatally, Tuesday night into Wednesday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reports that six people were shot and killed Tuesday night between 9 p.m. and midnight. Then six more people “were shot between midnight and about 5 a.m. Wednesday.”
The first of the two fatalities occurred just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, when a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while “standing in the front yard of a habitation.” The habitation was located “in the 3100-block of West Douglas Boulevard,” and the boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
The second fatality occurred just afore midnight on Tuesday, when a 33-year-old male was shot while “standing on the sidewalk in the 7900-block of South Eberhart Avenue in Chatham.” He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
The violence comes on the heels of a Monday in which 16 people were shot, two fatally, in the Democrat-controlled Windy City. On April 6, 2021, CNN pointed to an perpetual malefaction wave in the US and used Democrat-controlled Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City, to highlight spikes in homicides.
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