Over 230 Expressway Shootings in Chicago Thus Far in 2021

Over 230 Expressway Shootings in Chicago Thus Far in 2021

There have been over 230 expressway shootings in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago thus far in 2021.

NBC 5 reported there had been 233 such shootings by December 4, 2021, and another expressway shooting occurred Sunday in broad daylight.

Sunday’s expressway shooting took place on “Interstate 57 in the south suburbs,” leaving one person with life-threatening injures.

There were 128 expressway shootings in Chicago in 2020.

On December 17, 2021, Breitbart News observed that Lightfoot’s Chicago had witnessed over 800 homicides for the year.

Police officers gather outside of the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office where the body of an Illinois state trooper was transported after he was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head on a Southside expressway on October 01, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

HeyJackass.com points out that the total number of homicides in the city is now at 832, and 783 of those were carried out with a firearm.

Twenty-three people were shot, at least three of them fatally, over the most recent weekend in Lightfoot’s Chicago.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. Reach him at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

 

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