22 Shot in 12 Hours in Chicago
11-year-old girl is killed by stray bullet
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2014 12:31 PM CDT
Police displayed some of the nearly 3,400 illegal firearms they have confiscated so far this year earlier this month.   (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

(Newser) – Chicago's violent summer continues: Police say 22 people were shot between 3:30pm yesterday and 3am today. Among the victims is an 11-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while inside a home, reports the Chicago Tribune. "If you can't even be at home, where can you be safe?" asks a cousin of Shamiya Adams. She was reportedly at a friend's house for a slumber party, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. All the other shooting victims, including a 12-year-old girl shot in the same neighborhood, are expected to survive.

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nicephotog
Apr 25, 2015 12:43 AM CDT
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/
Makikiguy
Jul 20, 2014 5:28 PM CDT
Any one of those weapons could have belonged to Obama's son if he had one.
jriven00
Jul 20, 2014 8:08 AM CDT
Chicago is enjoying the results of obama being it's community organizer and we are now experiencing the results of him being President. Yes we can!!