The gun-control poster city of Chicago saw over 80 people wounded and seven killed in gun-related violence since the start of the Independence Day Holiday weekend. Thanks to Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s radical leftist gun-control policies.
Regional media reported that a minimum of 6 individuals were eliminated and 30 were required to medical facilities after a shooter on a roof opened fire on the July Fourth parade in Highland Park, a wealthy neighborhood on Chicago’s north coast.
Authorities revealed they detained Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, who had actually been recognized as an individual of interest in the shooting, at around 6:30 p.m. local time.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown wrote in a tweet Monday afternoon that “senseless gun violence is a national epidemic and has no place anywhere so we must keep fighting to end it. The Chicago Police Department will be there for whatever the City of Highland Park needs.”
Back in 2021, The Chicago Tribune reported that more than 100 individuals were shot and 17 were eliminated throughout the July 4th weekend.
Chicago shootings this weekend: 54 shot, 7 killed in violence across city over 4th of July holiday weekend, police department says – ABC7 Chicago https://t.co/9YnwKdynvm
— Rob Monty (@delegate52) July 4, 2022
The Gateway Pundit reported the casualties in the awful shooting:
The fatalities include 29-year-old Keishone Roberts, who was shot Friday evening. He was transported to a hospital, where he later died.
That same evening a 26-year-old was shot and killed “in the 6500-block of South Wolcott Avenue.” He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The violence continued Saturday when a 30-year-old man was shot in the head and killed “in the 9000 block of South Escanaba Avenue.”
Another fatal shooting occurred at 3 a.m. Sunday; a 35-year-old man was shot while riding inside a vehicle “in the 3800 block of South Kedzie Avenue.” The man was shot in the neck by someone outside the car and died at the scene.
One person was shot and killed, and two others were shot and wounded early Sunday morning. The victim was a 24-year-old man who was shot numerous times and pronounced dead at the scene.
Breitbart News reported that a minimum of 11 individuals were shot and 2 stabbed on Monday in Chicago.
Sunday night a group of homeowners surrounded Chicago Police throughout an event, vandalizing the police car and shooting fireworks at officers..
Reporters noted, “Crowd of people in the Loop attack Chicago police after some civilian cars do donuts in an intersection. Crowd shoots fireworks and physical hit CPD vehicles.”
BREAKING: Crowd of people in the Loop attack Chicago police after some civilian cars do donuts in an intersection. Crowd shoots fireworks and physical hit CPD vehicles. pic.twitter.com/cDTqExvgLz
— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) July 4, 2022
When Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot had a press conference and thanked the city’s Police force, it is worth keeping in mind that the shooting incidents occurred on the very same day.
At a news conference on Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot urged citizens to “thank” police, saying, “We need to remember every single day on every single watch, our brave men and women of the Chicago Police Department are out there literally risking their lives for our safety.”