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Chicago plagued by hundreds of multiple shootings
Chicago Tribune ^ | September 21, 2013 | David Heinzmann and Juan Perez Jr.

Posted on 09/21/2013 6:37:10 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

The kind of violence that typically plagues Chicago does not handily fit the terms of the national debate on assault weapons and mass shootings.

While tragedies in Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., and other cities have made the nation stop and take notice, the nearly daily killings in Chicago more often make headlines only by the periodic tallying of their collective toll. Most often, the approximately 500 people slain last year in Chicago were shot one at a time, usually with a handgun that could be concealed in a waistband or jacket pocket.

The gun violence that unfolded Thursday night at Cornell Square Park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood was different.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; democratcities; guncontrol; guns; holderspeople; illinois; obamanation; secondamendment; shootings
Dark sedans to blame.
1 posted on 09/21/2013 6:37:10 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

This is the community that Barack Obama organized when he was a community organizer. All those young black men face down in the street with a gun in their hand is Barry’s Legacy.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 6:39:20 AM PDT by Bernard (The Road To Hell is not paved with good results.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

One day, Hollywood will be making a series about a bunch of cops in a dead, withered, corrupt crime-ridden city like Detroit’s “Low Winter Sun.” Maybe they’ll call it “Chicago Way.”


3 posted on 09/21/2013 6:41:51 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: ConservativeStatement

This can’t be true. Chicago has very strict gun laws.


4 posted on 09/21/2013 6:43:53 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Obama should be so proud of his old neighborhood. You can really see the results of all the fine work of Jesse Jackson, Barack Obama, and the caring Democrats that have run that city for so long.


5 posted on 09/21/2013 6:45:20 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: ConservativeStatement

“The weapon used in the attack apparently was an AK-47-style rifle, or one of the two TEC-9 machine pistols police found discarded half a block away.”

This is typical of Mexican drug gangs. Throwing away the gun to a big gang is an overhead expense. Keeping it would be indicative of an individual who can’t afford buying another.


6 posted on 09/21/2013 6:46:59 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: ConservativeStatement

The object of Gun Control is to take weapons away from Whites. plain and simple.

That is why inner-city violence among Blacks and minorities are so downplayed

Time to stop the Black KKK Racism, and the White Guilt Liberalism....and call it what it is


7 posted on 09/21/2013 6:47:19 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Anti-Birthers = Obama Supporters)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Families? Fathers? Morals? Work? We don’t need those unimportant things as long as we have government taking care of us.


8 posted on 09/21/2013 6:47:28 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: ConservativeStatement

Reporting on the shootings and analyzing the guns used instead of analyzing LBJ’s great grand kids and why they act the way they do.


9 posted on 09/21/2013 6:47:31 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
"Chicago plagued by hundreds of multiple shootings"

...Then they play the numbers game with the "collected data." What's the one thing common to all these shootings, without exception? Who precisely is doing the shooting? Say it. Chicago is plagued by vermin.
10 posted on 09/21/2013 6:47:46 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: SeminoleCounty
“Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., and other cities...”

Interesting choices offered.

11 posted on 09/21/2013 6:50:02 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Youre right, cant be true. They have some of the most restrictive gun laws. All we need to do is adopt similar laws everywhere and criminals will magically not break these laws, and we’ll all be safe. Right? (Does this even need a sarcasm tag?)


12 posted on 09/21/2013 6:52:51 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: PowderMonkey

And that is just the elected officials.


13 posted on 09/21/2013 6:52:53 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Waiting for Obama to give a speech there about it


14 posted on 09/21/2013 6:52:56 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Bernard

“All those young black men face down in the street with a gun in their hand is Barry’s Legacy.”

Let’s not quibble; the fact is that probably most of these men are prohibited persons (under 21, drug users, felons, mentally ill per federal law) and illegal possessors of weapons (per Chicago and Ill law).

The tragedy is when these ferals wantonly and randomly attack innocent children and law-abiding men women and children BECAUSE they are able to do so with impunity.

Watch over the next five to ten years as Illinois joins the rest of civil society wherein law-abiding men and women can lawfully carry firearms to protect themselves, and observe how the crime rates will drop, no doubt the incidence of firearms uses will surge a bit, and “homicides” may even jump, as these good folks use the tools available to reduce crime bit by bit ( a justified homicide is still reported as a homicide).

The rest of the nation (well, mostly anyway) has seen dramatic drops in murder, assault and other crimes of violence and as some research suggests, because criminals no longer can take for granted that their intended victims are sheep. Rather, they may be sheepdogs, with defensive fangs and the will and ability to defend against the wolves....

Thanks to a Federal Judge who recognized that, indeed, the 2A applies outside the home! Rocket Scientists, these Illinois politicians are, I tell ya!


15 posted on 09/21/2013 6:56:20 AM PDT by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War")
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To: ConservativeStatement

To democrats these are just postpartum abortions.

As long as there is a birth certificate on file the deceased will be able to vote democrat for many years.


16 posted on 09/21/2013 7:07:24 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Dark Sedans to Blame”

Nah. It’s all those racist, bible-thumping,
knuckle-dragging, gun-loving people in flyover country who are really committing all the murders.

/s/

IMHO


17 posted on 09/21/2013 7:10:23 AM PDT by ripley
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To: ThunderSleeps

No sarcasm tag needed for most freepers on this subject. However there are a few who will think we mean what we say. : )


18 posted on 09/21/2013 7:10:44 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
Chicago has very strict gun laws.

And the lib-idiots will think the violence is because they aren't strict enough.

19 posted on 09/21/2013 7:11:52 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This is what they do.

Same as New Orleans or anywhere else that resembles such.

Don’t go where they are, that is all.


20 posted on 09/21/2013 7:16:30 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Chicago plagued by residents shooting one another.


21 posted on 09/21/2013 7:17:09 AM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Chicago plagued by hundreds of multiple shootings

BS. Chicago is plagued by out-of-control black males.

22 posted on 09/21/2013 7:18:53 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: Bernard

It’s all part of Obamaterrorism.

Chicago is part of the 65 million people who voted for Traitorobama with the expectation that he would take care of them.

Well, Traitorobama is taking care of them, providing them funds to abort their unborn children, and letting drive-by Obamaterrorists take care of them and the rest of their spawn.

And don’t forget to thank Rahm, Jesse, and Al for doing their part.


23 posted on 09/21/2013 7:19:26 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: ConservativeStatement
Although the type of weapon used Thursday remains relatively rarely used — federal data show 97 percent of shooting deaths involve handguns

So this anti-gun Chicago rag actually admits that those eeeviil "assault weapons" such as the AR15 and AK47 are only used in relatively very few shooting incidents? Obama aintagonna like that.

But seriously folks, how much stricter could Chicago make it's gun laws when according to what I have read it's already illegal for anyone, other than a favored few of course, to merely possess a gun anywhere in the city?

24 posted on 09/21/2013 7:22:29 AM PDT by epow ( "OOPS" is not in God's vocabulary.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Well said and also a cynical play for political power so they can loot the tax payers and create jobs for oxygen thieves who place “coexist” bumper stickers on their cars.


25 posted on 09/21/2013 7:26:03 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: epow

I have a hazy memory of a Chicago TV interviewer asking a lady, who lost at least one family member to such violence in an area plagued with gangs, what she was going to do. The woman responded “Buy a gun, I need to protect myself.” The reporter looked puzzled.


26 posted on 09/21/2013 7:26:36 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Gen.Blather; ConservativeStatement
Gen.Blather:“The weapon used in the attack apparently was an AK-47-style rifle, or one of the two TEC-9 machine pistols police found discarded half a block away.”
This is typical of Mexican drug gangs. Throwing away the gun to a big gang is an overhead expense.
Keeping it would be indicative of an individual who can’t afford buying another."

So , by inference and circumstance ,the shootings are Mexican drug Cartel related .
Someone better tell the Dept. of "JUST-US" that some of their Mexican clients need to be re-supplied , again .

27 posted on 09/21/2013 7:33:16 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: ConservativeStatement
The kind of violence that typically plagues Chicago does not handily fit the terms of the national debate on assault weapons and mass shootings.

Translation; these shootings don't fit the MSM narrative.

28 posted on 09/21/2013 7:33:46 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Bernard

Since controlling the language is a part of the culture war where we are fairly weak I propose a term designating those blacks (young, feral,urban males) responsible for the carnage. Doing this separates this group from other blacks who wind up on the collateral damage end of this. Hence the problem can be summed up in one simple sentence as ‘Nebros shooting nebros.’


29 posted on 09/21/2013 7:38:02 AM PDT by dogcaller
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To: ConservativeStatement
The weapon used in the attack apparently was an AK-47-style rifle, or one of the two TEC-9 machine pistols police found discarded half a block away.

cause they BOTH take the same rounds, right??? this is PURE cBS!!!

30 posted on 09/21/2013 7:39:11 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: ConservativeStatement
“Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., and other cities...”

Like Nairobi??? Another Obama hometown.

31 posted on 09/21/2013 7:51:48 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

The idiot police cheif went off on assault weapons that “belong on the battlefield and not on our streets”, a vieled threat against the AR-15 and such. Yet, he blames the killings on gang warfare.

Note to stupid: GET RID OF THE GANGS.


32 posted on 09/21/2013 7:52:58 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: PowderMonkey

Chicago is plagued by the Democrats.


33 posted on 09/21/2013 8:09:29 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: epow
other than a favored few of course,

Maybe I should expand that comment a bit. What, or rather who, I was referring to are the usually "well to do" inner circle pals of the politicos who have an inordinately strong influence on the whos, whats, wheres, and whens of practically all local lawmaking and overall governance.

One of my now deceased uncles was in that category, but in a much smaller city. Although he held a minor elected office in the county government for almost 4 decades he was also socially and politically "well connected" in that relatively small domain, and he made very good financial, political, and social use of his "good ole boy" connections to most of the wealthy and prominent families of that city and county.

That was long ago and far away from today's world, but I suppose that situation is still the norm in most local government nowadays, and if so Chicago is no doubt a good example.

34 posted on 09/21/2013 8:18:45 AM PDT by epow ( "OOPS" is not in God's vocabulary.)
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To: Chode
The initial reports also described the gun used tin the shooting as an AR-15 assault weapon (never mind that 7.62 and .223/5.56 cartridges aren't interchangeable), the media was going to bash the AR's again.

I wonder if another AR-15 shotgun was also used in this shooting?

35 posted on 09/21/2013 8:19:35 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: skimbell
I wonder if another AR-15 shotgun was also used in this shooting? no doubt...
36 posted on 09/21/2013 8:55:18 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Its like a Zoo in Rahm Emanuel’s Sewer City

A bunch of primates in a cage. One throws a rock at another primate. Before long all are throwing rocks.


37 posted on 09/21/2013 9:34:03 AM PDT by LEO1911
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Back of the Yards is a Mexican ‘hood.


38 posted on 09/21/2013 9:45:28 AM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Henry Hnyellar

The list of cities below is from the link, The 11 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities.

http://www.usnews.com/news/slideshows/the-11-most-dangerous-us-cities

I’ve added the info on the mayors.

1. St. Louis - Mayor Francis G. Slay, Democrat (in office since 2001, exclusively Dem mayors since 1949)

2. Atlanta - Mayor Kasim Reed, Democrat (exclusively Dem mayors since at least 1942)

3. Tie: Orlando, Florida - Mayor Buddy Dyer, Democrat (Dem mayors since 2003, Republican [RINO variety] mayor from 1992-2003)

3. Tie: Birmingham, Alabama - William A. Bell, Democrat (exclusively Dem mayors since 1975)

5. Detroit - Mayor, Dave Bing, Democrat (exclusively Dem mayors since 1962)

6. Memphis - Mayor, A C Wharton, Democrat (exclusively Dem mayors since 1992)

7. Miami - Mayor Tomás Regalado, Republican (mix of Republicans and Dem mayor in recent decades)

8. Baltimore - Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Democrat (Democrat mayors exclusively since 1967)

9. Kansas City, Missouri - Mayor Sly James, Independent (previously a personal injury lawyer)

10. Tie: Cleveland - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Democrat (Dem mayors since 1990)

10. Tie: Minneapolis - Mayor R. T. Rybak, Democrat (mayor since 2001, took over from another Democrat)


39 posted on 09/21/2013 9:54:33 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: skimbell
I wonder if another AR-15 shotgun was also used in this shooting?

Mmmmm, gotta get me wunna dose, den I be da big man in my hood fo sho.

40 posted on 09/21/2013 12:54:22 PM PDT by epow ( "OOPS" is not in God's vocabulary.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I figured out the problem!!!!!

All of the gun laws for Chicago have been written in cursive..... those poor folks can’t read cursive.

All they need to do is set up ‘reading stations’ all over the city. Bring folks in from other states and have them read the laws aloud. In no time, most folks would know and abide by the law.... only the politicians would be left in the dark.


41 posted on 09/21/2013 4:41:17 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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