4 Dead, 52 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

Coming off a terrible previous weekend, where 8 were killed and 45 wounded, Chicago continues to descend into a lawless hell hole. In a city with some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, is anyone else surprised at what’s happening?

From NBC Chicago, here’s the round-up of this weekends violence:

  • A 25-year-old man was shot in the in the Armour Square neighborhood on the South Side Saturday evening.
  • A 25-year-old man was shot in the lower right leg in the 3700 block of South Princeton Avenue at 6:47 p.m., police said. The man was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in good condition, police said. The man is a documented gang member.
  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the upper and lower right leg at about 7:53 p.m. Friday in the 7800 block of South Drexel Avenue in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
  • A 61-year-old man was shot in the lower right arm at about 8 p.m. Friday in the 120 block of South Central Park in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot in the right foot at about 10:45 p.m. Friday in the 3300 block of West Chicago in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
  • A 20-year-old man was shot in the right thigh at about 11:10 p.m. Friday while he was riding his bike in the 700 block of East Pershing in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot in the left ankle at about 11:25 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of South Hamlin in the Little Village neighborhood.
  • Two men — ages 18 and 21 — were shot at about 1:35 a.m. Saturday near Roosevelt Road and Kostner in the North Lawndale neighborhood. The younger man was shot in the foot, and the older victim was struck in the back.
  • Two men — ages 26 and 35 — were shot at about 1:35 a.m. Saturday in the 7200 block of South Artesian in the Marquette Park neighborhood. The younger man was shot in the knee and abdomen, and the older victim was struck in the ankle.
  • A 47-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man were shot at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of West Van Buren in the Garfield Park neighborhood. The woman was struck in the buttocks, and the man was shot in the side and finger.
  • A 33-year-old man, a 29-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were shot at about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 4800 block of West Augusta in the Austin neighborhood. The older man was shot in the buttocks. The younger man suffered a graze wound to the back of the leg, and the woman suffered a graze wound to the leg.
  • A 37-year-old man was shot in the back at about 2:25 a.m. Saturday in the 7500 block of South Stewart in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
  • A 33-year-old man was shot at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of West Le Moyne in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
  • A 19-year-old man and a woman whose age was unknown were shot at about 3:50 a.m. Saturday in the 6900 block of North Greenview in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The man was shot in both ankles, and the woman was struck in the shoulder.
  • A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest and suffered a graze wound to the elbow at about 5:45 a.m. Saturday in the 4700 block of West Jackson in the Austin neighborhood.
  • A 35-year-old man was shot in the knee at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of East 87th Street in the Stony Island Park neighborhood.
  • A 37-year-old man was shot in the back at about 1:50 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of West 85th Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
  • A 25-year-old man was shot in the lower right leg at about 6:47 p.m. Saturday in the 3700 block of South Wells Street in the Armour Square neighborhood.
  • A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest at about 7:07 p.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of East 80th Street in the South Chicago neighborhood.
  • A 15-year-old boy was shot in the hand and arm at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of West 98th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
  • An 18-year-old man was shot multiple times at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday in the 3800 block of West Maypole in the Garfield Park neighborhood.
  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the back at about 4 a.m. Sunday in the 11400 block of South Yale in the Roseland neighborhood.
  • A 19-year-old man was shot in the shoulder at about 4:20 a.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of South Laflin in the West Englewood neighborhood.
  • A 33-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were shot at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of West Wilson in the Uptown neighborhood. The man was shot in the back shoulder area, and the woman was shot in the buttocks.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg at about 1:40 p.m. Sunday in the 3300 block of West 38th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
  • A 27-year-old man was shot in the face, upper right shoulder and lower left arm at about 2:14 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of North Harding in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
  • A 30-year-old man was shot in the hand at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the 5200 block of South Lowe in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
  • A 24-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and suffered a graze wound to the head at about 5:48 p.m. Sunday in the 7900 block of South East End in the South Shore neighborhood.
  • A 24-year-old man was shot in the right leg at about 6:28 p.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Harvard Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood.
  • Two men — ages 18 and 24 — were shot at about 9:40 p.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of West Lexington Street in the Austin neighborhood.
  • A 50-year-old man was shot in the right thigh by his own gun during a fight at about 10:20 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Luis Munoz Marin Drive in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
  • Four people were shot in a drive-by attack at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday in the 5200 block of South Justine Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The victims were a 30-year-old man, a 33-year-old man, a 35-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman.
  • A 21-year-old man was shot in the hip at about 11:20 p.m. Sunday in the 5000 block of West Division in the Austin neighborhood.
  • A 23-year-old man was shot in the right thigh at about 12 a.m. Monday in the 4000 block of West 55th Street in the West Elsdon neighborhood.
  • Two men — ages 28 and 30 — were shot at about 2:53 a.m. Monday in the 5700 block of West Grand in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. The younger man was shot in the abdomen, and the older man was struck multiple times in the back.

Remind me to stay out of Chicago.

Jesse

Jesse is a long time adventurer, entrepreneur, shooter and general technologist. Drawing knowledge for GS Kinetics through a long history in the private sector tech industry and as a Fire Fighter / EMT for more than 15 years.