Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago Has Seen over 800 Homicides since Beginning of 2021
Chicago noted that the number of homicides was at a whopping 812 for the year
Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s city has seen over 800 homicides up to this point in 2021, according to reports.
The city hit the figure of 800 homicides after 23-year-old Sheridan Freeman was shot dead in West Pullman, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
WBEZ Chicago noted that the number of homicides was at a whopping 812 for the year.
Chicago's gun crime is spiraling out of control as the vast majority of this year’s homicide victims were killed with firearms.
According to HeyJackass.com, 776 people are listed as shot and killed in Chicago this year, and another 4,403 were shot and wounded.
This week alone, there were 11 people shot and killed in the city.
FOX32 tracked this year’s surging Chicago homicides and noted in November that the city’s death numbers were well-ahead of those posted during recent years.
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As Breitbart noted, they contrasted the number of homicides recorded January 1 through October 31 during the past three years and found 432 homicides during that time frame in 2019, 661 homicides during that time in 2020, and 678 during that same time in 2021.
Earlier this week, a father was been beaten to death in front of his young daughter while hanging Christmas lights outside his family home in Chicago.
Neon Nettle reported:
49-year-old father-of-three Jose Téllez was attacked by two men who struck him in the head with “blunt objects.”
Accoridng to police, the horrific attack took place outside Mr. Téllez's Gage Park home on Saturday evening.
After hearing Tellez’s young daughter screaming during the attack, a neighbor told Fox32 that she found the victim holding the Christmas lights and bleeding profusely in his front yard.
Authorities continue to investigate the vicious attack, and the station reports that as of Monday, police did not have any suspects in custody.