Skip to comments.8 wounded, 3 dead in city shootings
Posted on 09/15/2012 8:23:04 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
A couple dozen people stood silent outside police tape in Humboldt Park early Saturday morning as West Side police guarding a crime scene stood expressionless on the other side.
Residents of the neighborhood tucked their hands inside hoodie sleeves to keep warm. Police put theirs behind duty vests.
About three houses down from the tape, 26-year-old Jerrell Butler lay dead in a gangway, shot while standing on a sidwalk with his 32-year-old cousin, who was also wounded.
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"This neighorhood sucks. I'm cold and I want to go home."
The blood is on the hands of liberals.
Winter is coming and that usually brings the murder rate down some.
I am continually amazed at the number of criminal shootings in this “gun free” city, where only the police have guns./sarc
it is safer in afghanistan than it is in chicago
Let’s be honest here. The people that are getting shot on a regular basis are not some fine, upstanding victims of random violence. These victims know their assailants and retaliation is forthcoming. This tableau is played out everyday, all day, in every major and medium city in the US.
For instance, concealed carry has been in effect for over five years in Missouri, to include St. Louis city and St. Louis County.
It has not made one whit of difference in the violence rate. The thugs are not afraid of the police, (as evidenced by how quick they are to fire on police) much less an armed citizenry. Well, not yet.
Having said that, the fine, upstanding folks should have a choice of being armed to protect against random violence.
Where’s that Democrat ballerina?