At least 44 people were shot, seven of them fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago.
The Chicago Tribune pointed out that two people were killed around 2:35 a.m. Sunday morning after a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway led to a crash.
Three people were riding in a vehicle when someone began shooting at them. The driver was shot multiple times and crashed. then succumbed to his wounds minutes later. A passenger in the backseat of the vehicle also died.
The Sun-Times noted that the deceased driver was 29-years-old and the deceased rear passenger was 30-years-old.
HeyJackass.com observed that 71 people have been shot and killed in Lightfoot’s Chicago during August 2021. Another 321 sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds during the same month.
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