The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

The deadliest day in 60 years: 18 kills per day in Chicago

On May 31, Chicago, Illinois, recorded its bloodiest day, with 18 murders, making it the deadliest day in 60 years. Writes about it Fox News.

Photo: Shutterstock

The record was reached on the day that protests and looting occurred in Chicago after the death of George Floydat in Minneapolis.

According to the forensic laboratory of the University of Chicago, this day was the most brutal day in six decades, but the calculation has been carried out only since 1961.

On May 29 and 30, seven murders occurred. Together, 25 murders made this weekend the most brutal in modern Chicago history.

“We've never seen anything like it,” said Max Kapustin, a senior researcher at the crime lab. - I don't even know how to explain it. This is the worst thing we've ever seen. "

The second place in cruelty takes August 4, 1991, when 13 murders were recorded.

“The level of activity over the past week has been unprecedented and the police department is actively investigating numerous incidents throughout the city and is working to determine the motive in these cases,” said Chicago police spokesman Thomas Ahern.

On the subject: Opinion: why the ban on firearms will not stop the mass shootings in the United States

He said the department "is actively working to seek justice for all affected residents, especially those who were killed or injured as a result of these senseless acts of violence."

Among those killed on May 31 is Keishanay Bolden, an 18-year-old student of the University of Western Illinois who studied justice. She wanted to be a correctional officer.

She was mortally wounded during a quarrel in the Englewood area, where she grew up.

Among those who pay homage to Bolden on the WIU website was Rebecca Buchanan, an English professor who said: “Keishanai always smiled and had a contagious laugh. She was not only fun in the classroom, she devoted herself to learning and society. This is a tragedy for everyone. ”

On the subject: Frightening statistics: in New York, children are increasingly bringing weapons to school

Another 18-year-old student was also killed that day.

Police said Lazarra Daniels, a student at DRW College Prep, was shot dead.

University director Tony Sutton on social networks announced her death to classmates. He said her death was "an incalculable loss for her family, which hurt those who loved Lazarra."

Angelo Bronson, 36-year-old father of two young children, was shot dead while firing from a car. He lived in Washington and spent the weekend in Chicago at a party.

“The last person I thought this would happen was Angelo,” said his longtime friend Ali Evans. - He was always so calm and laughed a lot. I just can't believe we're talking about him in the past tense. "

Read also on ForumDaily:

Airport of the future: what will be the security control system in 10 years

Study: There are 4 things that bring together all the mass shooters in the USA

Hackers could plunge cities into chaos by turning gadgets into sonic weapons: a study

Big Brother: How are potential criminals secretly monitored in the US?

Miscellaneous Chicago murders Incidents

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information. 

1059 requests in 2,271 seconds.