Enlightening Commentary

Weekend Wrap-up

Posted on September 9, 2013

Summer may be over and the some of the kids may be back in school, but the summer like weather continues as does the violence. This past weekend saw four (4) dead and another 18 wounded. Of the four (4) killed, two (2) were shot, one (1) stabbed and another was beaten.

A breakdown of the 20 shootings shows:

  • 17 Males
  • 3 Females
  • 25.4yo Average Age
  • 3 incidents w/ 2+ shot
  • 11 hit in head or torso
  • 6 in critical condition
  • 2 police-involved
  • 10% shot-to-kill ratio
  • 12 neighborhoods
  • 4 shot on Team Woodlawn
  • 3 shot on Team Roseland

Comparing to recent past weekends:

  • 8/30 weekend: 9 dead, 15 wounded
  • 8/23 weekend: 2 dead, 17 wounded
  • 8/16 weekend: 9 dead, 35 wounded
  • 8/9 weekend: 4 dead, 33 wounded
  • 8/2 weekend: 4 dead, 23 wounded

-WHT

Posted on Sept 9, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Keep it short and to the point. Name calling and similar stupidity will be deleted. If you insist on writing several paragraphs, start your own blog.

  1. Parker September 9, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    It’s nice to see the city stepping up and diversifying with all those “other” classifications of homicide over the last couple weeks. I’m sure this is what they meant by diversity and all that PC gibberish about being inclusive.

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