At Least 23 Shot Friday Into Sunday Morning in Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago

At least 23 people were shot, three of them fatally, Friday into Sunday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.

ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported at least 23 people were shot during a time-frame beginning Friday and ending at 3:49 a.m. Sunday.

There were three shooting fatalities, the first of which occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday, when a 35-year-old woman was “shot in the face after her boyfriend’s gun accidentally went off.” The fatal incident occurred at a party “in the 3700-block of South Wood Street.”

The second shooting fatality of the weekend occurred about 10:40 a.m,, when a 31-year-old man “in the 1200-block of West 73rd Street” was shot numerous times. He was rushed to a hospital after being shot, and was pronounced dead.

Chicago police and firefighters salute as the body of slain Chicago police officer Ella French is carried into the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel for a funeral service Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Chicago. French was killed and her partner was seriously wounded during a traffic stop on the city’s South Side. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The weekend’s third shooting fatality was discovered around 3:15 a.m. Sunday “in the 4400-block of West Monroe Street.” The victim was a 29-year-old man whom police found lying on the ground with gunshots to the chest.

Breitbart News noted at least 22 people were shot, four fatally, last weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago. pointed out that 42 people have been shot and killed in Chicago thus far in October alone, and another 240 have been shot and wounded.

There have been nearly 660 shooting fatalities in Chicago this year.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkinsa weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. Reach him at [email protected]. You can sign up to get Down Range at


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