10 killed, 42 injured: this weekend was the bloodiest in Chicago in 2019
The first weekend of June was the worst in Chicago this year.
As of Monday morning, June 3, 10 people were shot and 42 were injured.
A Chicago police spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, tweeted that those who illegally carry weapons have no consequences for that.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson ordered targeted patrols in certain areas because of gang activity. According to Guglielmi, these efforts led to 18 arrests and 92 weapons seizures from Friday evening, May 31.
He also added that the police interrogated several people who were involved in some incidents, and detectives have substantial evidence.
In one shooting in Austin, three teenagers and an 22-year-old man were shot dead. During 24 hours in one place, several people were shot at different times.
Because of another mass shooting in Chicago, Northwestern University sent a warning to its students and staff. In Chicago and Lake Shore Drive, four men between 25 and 28 were shot dead.
In Garfield Park, an 31-year-old male driver of a black jeep was hospitalized. According to the police, while driving, someone shot at him, after which the car crashed into a pole. The incident occurred around 2: 30 in the morning. The man survived.
On Friday evening, an unknown person entered the South Shore restaurant and opened fire, injuring an 36-year-old man.
Seven people were killed and 41 was wounded using firearms over the weekend on Memorial Day.
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