21 People Shot Last Night in Chicago
Weekend's total: 36
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jul 5, 2014 2:34 PM CDT
The weekend has seen 36 shootings in Chicago.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A major spate of gun violence has taken Chicago this weekend, with 36 people shot so far, the Chicago Tribune reports. In just 11 hours last night, 21 people were shot, with attacks focused in the South and West sides. Several shooting victims were in serious condition; CBS Chicago reports one death, noting that there have been no charges so far in the attacks. Most of the shooting victims were young; they include at least three teens. Three people were shot by police, the Tribune notes, and those shootings are being reviewed.

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nicephotog
Apr 25, 2015 12:46 AM CDT
But without fire-arms(guns banned) this is what happens upon your devalued personal being from the "take two asprin and call me when your dead" legal defense. Redo of Bob Englehart's cartoon because it does not show what occurs after gun control is in place... http://www.windsolarhybridaustralia.x10.mx/BEFORE-AND-AFTER.jpg I almost forgot!!! The Khmer Rouge kept old gun barrels to execute death sentenced prisoners at the burial pits "because bullets cost too much" and they don't use money and had very little resources , they used a "method of two strikes to the rear of the head using the bare gun barrel" , aside that, the machete on millions of people! The pistols have been illegal in Australia since around 1902. http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/man-arrested-after-shots-fired-in-sydney-car-park-20150419-1mok18.html http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/teenager-admits-machete-murder-20120302-1u7gh.html http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/qld-home-invasion-couple-doused-in-petrol/story-fn3dxiwe-1227027083035 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/crime/news/article.cfm?c_id=30&objectid=10656554 http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/breaking-news/man-critical-after-nsw-home-invasion/story-fnjbnvyk-1226859698616 http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/machete-axe-used-in-bloody-home-invasion-20110421-1dptj.html http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/masked-mans-machete-attack-victims-arms-broken-in-/1707041/ (You may be interested to know that the following is illegal in Britain and its commonwealth countries but there are various weapons in houses around in Australia) This following IS NOT Australian footage or incident! But it is what it can become easily in Australia or Britain in your house (the people in the house won this one but it can appear the opposite)! http://knowledgeglue.com/man-uses-katana-stop-home-invasion-gory-aftermath-nsfw/
smokey347
Jul 7, 2014 9:15 AM CDT
so how's that whole "gun free zone" thing working out chicago?
Helpme
Jul 7, 2014 9:02 AM CDT
I see that community organizing has taken a toll in Chi-town. The pols, media, and papers will never admit how many of these shootings were with illegally obtained guns by people that cannot own guns because of their criminal history. That community organizing has really paid off, don't ya think? Te-he. Plenty of gun laws, but no one enforces them, certainly not Chicago and the thieves and liars running the death town.