Chicago Weekend: 20 People Shot, 8 Killed — 413 Homicides So Far In 2019



Last weekend, at least 20 people were shot and wounded in Chicago and 8 people were shot and killed, reported the Chicago Sun-Times. The total number of people killed in Chicago so far this year (through Oct. 13) totals 413. At least 240 of those victims were felled by gun violence, according to the Chicago Tribune.

On Saturday, Oct. 12, a gunman went into his neighbor’s condominium on the Northwest Side of Chicago and fatally shot three men and a woman who were eating dinner, reported the Sun-Times.

“For reasons we yet don’t know, he opened fire on all four of those individuals, killing them all,” said one police officer.

The gunman then went to another condo unit where he shot a woman. She died the next day.

In another case, “Terry Gardener Jr., 27, was shot in the chest at 2:18 a.m. in the 8400 block of South Kenneth Avenue, according to police,” as reported by the Sun-Times. READ MORE