From one of the largest Democrat run gun free zones. If you watch our local crime stories, the turds are moving here from there…with it, comes the crime and ilk…yet the cops keep getting criticized and shot at for doing their jobs.

Homicides in Chicago running nearly double from last year
By Alexandra Chachkevitch and Megan Crepeau, Chicago Tribune Today at 3:29 p.m.

CHICAGO — Thirty-two people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, three of them fatally, pushing the number of homicides so far this year to nearly double the same period last year.

As of early Monday, the city had recorded at least 91 homicides since the first of the year compared with 47 over the same time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. Overall, there have been at least 416 shootings in Chicago this year compared with 193 a year ago — a 115 percent increase.

The weekend’s youngest shooting victim was a 3-year-old boy wounded in the leg as he played with a relative in the 5600 block of South Wolcott Avenue on Saturday afternoon. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Police said the boy apparently was hit by a stray bullet fired in a gang fight. No one was reported in custody.

Hours earlier, a woman and a security guard were wounded outside a South Loop nightclub.

A group of people had started fighting inside the Shrine, at 2109 S. Wabash Ave., just before 2 a.m. and were escorted outside by the club’s security, police said. Shortly afterward, someone fired shots from a burgundy car in front of the club.

A 29-year-old woman was shot in the head and a 36-year-old man, a security guard at the club, was shot in the leg, according to police. Both were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where the woman was listed in critical condition and the guard was stabilized, police said.

Police said they recovered three guns from the scene of the shooting. No one was reported in custody.

The weekend toll includes one person killed and nine wounded from Friday evening to Saturday morning; two men killed and 14 people wounded from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning; and six people wounded from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning.

The weekend’s first gunshot homicide was at 11:30 p.m. Friday, when 20-year-old Terrell Sykes was shot multiple times in the abdomen while standing out on the Gresham block where he lived.

On Saturday afternoon, 18-year-old Brian Johnson was shot in the head near the intersection of Prairie Avenue and 56th Street, officials said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead.

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