Chicago is having another dangerous Labor Day and the Dem politicians who control the city ought to be ashamed.
So far at least 35 people have been shot and the weekend isn’t even over yet. Seven of those have been shot dead.
Wow, what staggering mismanagement has led to this? And for context, with the holiday weekend not over yet, the city has surpassed last year’s bloody total of 23 shot and three killed.
From Fox32: Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 2:19 a.m. and found Dovantae Jackson in the 5100 block of West Washington Boulevard with gunshot wounds to the leg and back, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said. He lived in the same block where he was shot.
Just over 20 minutes later, a man was killed and a woman wounded in a shooting at a party in Woodlawn on the South Side.
They were gathered about 2:45 a.m. inside of a residence in the 6100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue when someone at the party opened fire, police said.
A 27-year-old man suffered numerous gunshot wounds to the body and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The medical examiner’s office has yet to release the man’s identity or details on his death.
The woman, 34, was hit in the foot and took herself to St. Bernard hospital where she is listed in good condition, police said.
The two men, 26 and 32, were killed, police said. The 26-year-old was was hit in the chest and pronounced at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The 32-year-old was hit in the chest and thigh, police said. He was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Three others, a woman and two men, were also wounded in the shooting.
Witnesses told police they did not see who fired the shots, but one told investigators a dark-colored vehicle drove off from the scene, police said.
On Saturday morning, a man was killed and another wounded in a double shooting in Humboldt Park on the West Side.
About 4:43 a.m., they were in the 3200 block of West Le Moyne Street when someone in a vehicle unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.
Angel Perez, 18, was struck in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Logan Square.
The other man, 23, was hit in the buttocks and taken to Norwegian American Hospital in serious condition, authorities said.