Enlightening Commentary

Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 27, 2017

Chicago Memorial Day ParadeAs has been our tradition, this weekend will mark the start of the annual Summer Stupidity & Shooting Season. Much like last year, we’ll expect to see around 250 homicides and an additional 1,200 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend.

Final Shoot-o-Rahm-a Tally: 7 killed, 44 wounded
2016 Memorial Day tally: 10 killed, 67 wounded
2015 Memorial Day tally*: 12 killed, 45 wounded
2014 Memorial Day tally*: 8 killed, 21 wounded

Friday 5/26
7:15p 1800 W 87th, Auburn Gresham, M/18
Saturday 5/27
2:10a 1200 W 97th, Washington Heights, M/32
2:30a 2000 S Marshall, Little Village, M/18
2:30a 2000 S Marshall, Little Village, M/26
3:50p 5500 S Honore, Englewood, M/23
5:45p 7700 S Cottage Grove, Grand Crossing, M/21
7:00p 1100 N Lockwood, Austin, M/23
7:00p 1100 N Lockwood, Austin, M/24
10:55p 1300 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/19
Sunday 5/28
12:30a 7100 S State, Grand Crossing, M/29
12:30a 4200 W Addison, Irving Park, M/22
1:05a 6600 S Campbell, Chicago Lawn, M/27
2:00a 1300 S Throop, Englewood, F/25
4:10a 400 E 62nd, Woodlawn, M/27
4:10a 400 E 62nd, Woodlawn, M/28
5:00a 6800 S Crandon, South Shore, M/34
7:55a 6900 S Morgan, Englewood, M/24
11:40a 700 E 67th, Woodlawn, M/24
6:35p 1600 S St Louis, North Lawndale, M/15
6:35p 1600 S St Louis, North Lawndale, F/16
7:50p 11700 S Wallace, West Pullman, M/28
8:45p 200 W Garfield, Fuller Park, M/23
9:10p 5800 S King, Washington Park, M/21
Memorial Day
1:45a 4500 S Pulaski, Archer Heights, M/21
1:45a 4500 S Pulaski, Archer Heights, M/22
2:45a I57 & 115th, Morgan Park, M/?
2:45a I57 & 115th, Morgan Park, M/?
11:00a 2900 S State, Douglas, F/25
1:25p 1900 W Maypole, Near West Side, M/42
1:35p 1700 N Narragansett, Austin, M/52
2:45p 4300 S Parnell, New City, M/41
4:55p 6200 S Cottage Grove, Woodlawn, F/24
5:40p 9800 S Wallace, Roseland, M/18
7:35p 100 N Central, Austin, M/23
8:15p 900 N Cicero, Austin, M/30
9:10p 7700 S East End, South Shore, M/28
9:15p 4900 S Seeley, New City, M/45
9:25p 5000 S Drexel, Kenwood, M/21
9:40p 6900 S Harvard, Englewood, M/17
9:40p 6900 S Harvard, Englewood, M/17
9:40p 6900 S Harvard, Englewood, M/20
10:00p 5500 W Lake, Austin, F/24
10:00p 5500 W Lake, Austin, F/30
10:00p 5500 W Lake, Austin, M/36
11:30p 1500 E 74th, South Shore, F/20
11:30p 1500 E 74th, South Shore, M/20
11:30p 1500 E 74th, South Shore, M/21
Tuesday Overtime
1:30a 7700 S Sawyer, Ashburn, F/18
1:30a 7700 S Sawyer, Ashburn, M/26
1:45a 6400 W Diversey, Belmont Cragin, M/?
2:50a 5700 S Prairie, Washington Park, M/21

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Tuesday
*Please note: Memorial Day weekends of 2014 and 2015 fell a week earlier than this year. Adjust your year-over-year comparisons as needed.