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20 hurt in shootings across city (Chicago) since Friday
Chicago Sun Times ^ | August 12, 2012 10:06AM

Posted on 08/12/2012 10:08:42 PM PDT by RC one

At least 20 people — including a 15-year-old boy shot during an armed robbery attempt — were wounded in weekend shootings across the city.

The bloodiest single shooting since Friday night happened in the South Side Englewood neighborhood about 6:35 p.m. Saturday when four men were shot in a gas station parking lot, police said.

The four men — all in their 20s and 30s — were all listed in good or “stable” condition at area hospitals early Sunday, despite two of them suffering gunshot wounds to the chest, police said.

Police are seeking a shooter or shooters who fired from a small black vehicle, and no one is in custody early Sunday, police said.

The youngest victim was a 15-year-old boy shot by an armed robber early Saturday in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said. He was walking down the 9300 block of South Anthony Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when a stranger pointed a handgun at him and announced a robbery.

The boy was shot in the leg while running away, police said. He was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.

(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: chicagoguns; guncontrol; guns

1 posted on 08/12/2012 10:08:53 PM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one

Normal Chicago weekend


2 posted on 08/12/2012 10:11:46 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

While Rome burned, Nero fiddled.....


3 posted on 08/12/2012 10:15:58 PM PDT by llevrok (2012 : This is a civil war, not an election)
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To: barmag25

this article was posted Saturday morning. Makes you wonder what Sunday was like.


4 posted on 08/12/2012 10:19:11 PM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: RC one

Look for the media to exploit it by blaming it on the Right.


5 posted on 08/12/2012 10:27:16 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: RC one

I notice there’s a body count of shootings in Chicago quite often. I wonder what the total murder count is each night (not just shootings).

It’s obvious that the media only focuses on shootings for one reason. They have an objective.


6 posted on 08/12/2012 10:34:42 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Voting for Obama/Biden is like purposely swallowing two tapeworms)
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To: RC one
a 15-year-old boy shot by an armed robber early Saturday...He was walking down the 9300 block of South Anthony Avenue at 12:45 a.m.

15-year-olds shouldn't be walking the streets of Chicago @ 12:45am.

7 posted on 08/12/2012 10:44:17 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: RC one
Boy, Chicagoans are determined to keep Chick-Fil-A out of Chicago, if they have to shoot everybody in the city to keep ‘em out.
8 posted on 08/12/2012 10:45:57 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: RC one

Where’s Obama exploiting the crisis? Oh normal violence doesn’t get him out, that’s right. He could visit the gay bathhouses with Rahm afterwards.


9 posted on 08/12/2012 11:29:08 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: RC one; BillyBoy; Impy; BlackElk; Dr. Sivana

“Chicago Values.”


10 posted on 08/12/2012 11:35:43 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: RC one
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11 posted on 08/12/2012 11:36:27 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: RC one

What do we expect from a city deep in the manure of the Mexican Drug Cartel?


12 posted on 08/13/2012 12:22:04 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: RC one

Black Christians better go straight and stand up for self control before more people die.

I wonder if black racists are still going into white areas to shoot and beat up people? The media has stopped covering those attacks but that does not mean they have stopped.


13 posted on 08/13/2012 1:50:40 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Secret Agent Man

This is black on black crime predominantly and; therefore, falls under a different category of gun violence called “gun violence that is incompatible with the overall democratic memetic and is therefore inconvenient to Barack Obama”. Now, if 20-30 people had been killed by a lone white guy, instead of multiple black guys, and this lone white guy was equipped with scary looking semiautomatic weapons and, possibly, crazy looking orange hair, it would fall into the “compatible with the overall democratic memetic and therefore convenient to Barack Obama” category especially if somehow the gun control issue could be injected in such a way so as to further divide the left from the right such that Barack Obama might receive a few extra votes in a swing state come November.


14 posted on 08/13/2012 1:51:02 AM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: ETL

touché


15 posted on 08/13/2012 1:55:35 AM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: South40

I’m sure his Mensa meeting just ran late.


16 posted on 08/13/2012 1:57:58 AM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: tsowellfan
ask and ye shall receive

and for the years 2007-2012

It looks like GSWs account for the vast majority of Chicago homicides which really screws up the liberal argument for gun control considering that Chicago has some of the toughest gun laws in America. Doesn't matter to Rahm though, he's pushing for more restrictions as if that will solve anything.

17 posted on 08/13/2012 2:09:38 AM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: llevrok

Maybe Rome needed to burn.


18 posted on 08/13/2012 2:12:16 AM PDT by RC one (F.M.R.)
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To: RC one

Glad that Chicago DID NOT get the 2016 summer olympics, instead it going to Rio.


19 posted on 08/13/2012 3:57:36 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: SaraJohnson

Maybe it is time for the devout African American Christian grandmothers to start standing up to the youth of that city saying not in our city.


20 posted on 08/13/2012 4:01:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: RC one

I’m sure these numbers will go down once school starts. Then all the youths will spend their free time doing homework and studying for tests. /s


21 posted on 08/13/2012 5:00:30 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Biggirl

“the devout African American Christian grandmothers”

With the number of black churches we have in our city there should be no black crime. A friend, a former cop, said the good Christian act lasted until the new TV and stereo came in the door.


22 posted on 08/13/2012 5:46:30 AM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: A Strict Constructionist

.....Or to put it this way, those good Christians in the minority communites, once they got enough money, decided to go live in the suburbs where it was safer for them and their families.


23 posted on 08/13/2012 6:21:23 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: RC one
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24 posted on 08/13/2012 6:28:50 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

How can this be possible in a city with no gun stores, or gun shows? Are you sure this isn’t Dallas, or Oklahoma City? Lots of gun shows there.


25 posted on 08/13/2012 7:17:23 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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To: Biggirl

It is surely time for Christian grandmas to stand up for moral order before things get any worse!

The Left is calling for a crack down on the freedoms of the innocent in the name of the feral and criminal and that will only hurt the country and, ultimately, black Americans.

The Left is the only side proclaiming and organizing for their “solutions” to the violence in the cities; one being ending self defense and the constitution’s second amendment.


26 posted on 08/13/2012 1:23:10 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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