Skip to comments.2 dead, at least 24 wounded in weekend shootings
Posted on 05/07/2012 7:08:41 PM PDT by smokingfrog
Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people -- one of them a 12-year-old girl -- have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
About 1:26 a.m. Sunday, Devon Paramore, 33, of the 8600 block of West 87th Street, was shot in the back and right armpit in the 1300 block of 13th Street and later pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
The other fatal shooting occurred at 9:09 p.m. on Friday in the citys Far South Side Pullman neighborhood, where police said they found an unresponsive 16-year-old boy on the sidewalk in the 121000 block of South Green Street.
Donnell Rankin, of the 21700 block of South Clyde Avenue in Sauk Village, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiners office. A Saturday autopsy found Rankin died from a gunshot wound to the neck.
The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred about 11:50 p.m. Sunday when a man in his 40s was shot in the face in the 4400 block of South Berkeley Ave., police said.
He was listed in stable condition early Monday.
Five minutes before that a woman was critically wounded when she was shot twice in the lower chest in the 3200 block of West Maypole Ave.
She was standing on the sidewalk with a group of people when someone in a passing light-colored sedan shot her, police said. No one else was injured.
She was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.
About 10:15 p.m. two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 11600 block of South Racine Avenue when they were both shot in the left leg. . . . ------>
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So much shooting. So much gun control.
If someone shoots me, and I want to die, will I still go to heaven?
Wow! I may come out of retirement here in South Carolina just so I can go live on 13th Street. What an exciting place that must be.
Blacks killing Blacks syndrome.
Where is Sharpton? Where is Jackson? Where is the Panthers? Where is, never mind We all here how the system works. Why doesn't anyone else get wise?
That’s interesting...1300 block of 13th Street I would peg as primarily Hispanic, if there’s anybody living by there at all.
Just think how bad it would be if guns weren’t banned in Chicago ... probably not much except less dead innocent victims and more dead criminals.
This is the city of Daley, Emanuel, Axelrod, Comrade Danny Davis, and Barack Obama, to name a few.
Gee, what a great job they’ve done for the people. I didn’t know that “population control” was an official Democratic policy, but facts are facts.
Obama’s sons killing Obama’s sons, and ocassionally, a daughter too. What is wrong with this picture?
I think that there is no “Hope and Change” for the Windy City, now known as the “Bloody City”.
Chicago: “Hope and Change” 2008
Chicago: “Dope and Deranged” 2012
Thanks Obama. “YES YOU DID”!
Where democrats and crime are literally synonymous.
QUAGMIRE! Pull out of Chicago, NOW!
that tottelin town must have a shortage of trigger locks.
Per DOJ stats from 1976-2005 blacks accounted for 12% of the population yet were responsible for 52.1% of all homicides in the USA.
The problem we have is one of color......we need to wake up to that as a nation.
They’re mostly killing each other -— for no good reason.
But let some white dude protect himself against a black thug, and watch the race pimps turn out.
If muslims were over here killing in those numbers and as a percentage of total homicides we would take action.
Yet blacks get a pass.
This country needs to wake the F up.