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Mayor Lightfoot Oversees Another Bloodbath Weekend in Chicago

34 people shot, 9 fatally in Democrat-led city

 on 4th August 2020 @ 12.00am
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Violence is soaring in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Chicago

Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot has overseen yet another bloodbath weekend in Chicago, as violent crime and homicides continue to soar.

This weekend saw thirty-four people shot, nine fatally, in the Democrat-led city.

Friday through to Saturday afternoon alone reportedly saw 21 people shot, six of which were fatal shootings.

By Monday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times was reporting that the weekend wrapped-up with at least 34 people shot, nine of whom were killed.

NBC5 reported the fatal shootings began shortly after 6 p.m. Friday with someone gunning down on a nine-year-old boy who was playing in a parking lot.

After being shot in the chest, the young boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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A memorial for 9-year-old Janari Ricks who was shot and killed on Friday in Chicago

The Sun-Times reported the nine-year-old’s name was Janari Ricks.

The last fatal shooting of the weekend was a drive-by shooting that occurred just before 1 p.m. Sunday.

Thirty-eight-year-old Allen Britten was outside “standing in the 6400 block of South Green Street” when a vehicle pulled up and an occupant opened fire.

Britten was hit in the head and back and pronounced dead at the scene.

Two 28-year-old men were shot and killed approximately six hours earlier in Lawndale.

On August 1, 2020, Breitbart reported Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago witnessed a 139 percent increase in murders in July 2020, compared to July 2019. 

ABC7 reported there were 105 murders in July 2020, up from “the 44 reported in July 2019.”

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Mayor Lightfoot has falsely claimed that 'out of state guns' are to blame for the soaring violence in her city

Lightfoot used a July 26, 2020, appearance on CNN”s State of the Union to blame Chicago’s violence on out-of-state guns.

On July 29, 2020, Breitbart reported Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive (ATF) numbers showing that the majority of guns recovered and traced in Illinois in 2018 were originally sourced in Illinois.

In fact, more guns recovered in Illinois were sourced to Illinois that were sourced to Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, Ohio, Georgia, Iowa, Alabama, Florida, Arkansas, and Michigan, combined.

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