Two killed and 47 injured during shootings in Chicago as violent summer continues

Two killed and 47 injured during shootings in Chicago as violent summer continues
Lori Lightfoot (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Take a bow, #LoriLightfoot you’re doing one hell of a job said no one ever. –Deplorable Petr]

A total of 47 people were injured during shootings in the city starting Friday, and two people were killed. On Sunday afternoon, a 37-year-old man was riding his bicycle through a neighborhood on the 4000 block of West Carroll Avenue when he was shot in the chest and neck. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

A 19-year-old woman was killed overnight Saturday when shots rang out on the 3000 block of East 78th Street. … A second woman injured during that shooting was hit in the shoulder and was listed in fair condition.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has pleaded with citizens to put an end to what has been a violent summer in the city so far. More than 400 people have been murdered in Chicago this year alone.

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