Skip to comments.19 people shot in overnight shootings across Chicago
Posted on 08/24/2012 10:00:41 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
Nineteen people were shot across the South and West sides from Thursday evening through early Friday morning -- 13 of them wounded over a 30-minute period, authorities say.
The overnight shootings peaked between 9:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. That's when eight people, many of them teens, were shot at 79th Street and Essex Avenue about 9:30 p.m.
Then two men were wounded in the Ida B. Wells / Darrow Homes complex at about 9:25 p.m., police said. The men, 27 and 33, were shot in the 600 block of East 37th Street and taken to the University of Chicago Hospitals, police said. The younger man was shot in the head and the other in the right arm, Gaines said.
Around the same time, two other men were wounded in the arms in a drive-by shooting in the 2900 block of West 39th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
About 15 minutes later, a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Jackson Park Hospital from the 7200 block of South Jeffery Boulevard, Gaines said. He was treated and released. The man told police he was talking on his phone when he heard a single shot and realized he was wounded.
Earlier Thursday evening, four men were wounded in a shooting in the Little Village neighborhood about 5:20 p.m. Thursday, police said.
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Time to propose stricter gun laws.
Obama: ‘Chicago Is an Example of What Makes This Country Great’
New York is entering the competition, albeit early, with 7 people shot near the Empire State Building.
Rahm’s values vs Chick-Fil-A’s. What a thug.
You guys have to watch and listen to this..I am sure this black guy, he is so angry at the rest of the black free loaders..and them voting for Obama..Pass it on if you like the more people that hear it the better..
Bloomberg’s now admitting some of those may have been accidentally shot by the cops during the take-down of the killer.
Is this from
early weekend in Chicago
More proof that gun control is the answer. /sarc
Article is clearly a pack of evil lies. Everyone KNOWS Chicago does NOT permit guns, shooting or crime.
Fugs killing fugs useless eaters all. Bottom line is how much are the taxpayers out?