Enlightening Commentary

Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on May 24, 2019

Chicago Memorial Day ParadeMemorial Day weekend marks the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Similar to last year, we’ll expect to see around 200 homicides and an additional 950 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend.
UPDATE: There’s that word again, “That is just an unacceptable state of affairs…” – Mayor Leadfoot

Final Stupidity Tally: 7 killed, 36 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 8 killed, 31 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 7 killed, 44 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 10 killed, 67 wounded
2015 weekend tally*: 12 killed, 45 wounded
2014 weekend tally*: 8 killed, 21 wounded

Friday 5/24
1:50p 6100 S Maplewood, Chicago Lawn, M/24
9:45p 1500 S Sawyer, North Lawndale, M/15
9:45p 1500 S Sawyer, North Lawndale, M/27
11:00p 200 N Lake Shore, Loop, F/20 (Unlikely)
11:55p 5400 W Diversey, Belmont Cragin, M/25
Saturday 5/25
12:00a 300 N Cicero, Austin, M/31
12:40a 1400 E 70th, South Shore, M/26
2:00a 7400 S Langley, Grand Crossing, M/45
2:05a 4400 S Western, Brighton Park, F/17
2:05a 4400 S Western, Brighton Park, F/19
2:05a 4400 S Western, Brighton Park, M/42
3:50a 7600 S May, Auburn Gresham, M/33
10:50a 800 N Leclaire, Austin, M/29
6:30p 100 W 109th, Roseland, M/29
10:00p 1100 S Whipple, North Lawndale, M/?
10:10p 400 W 77th, Grand Crossing, M/31
10:10p 400 W 77th, Grand Crossing, M/43
Sunday 5/26
12:55a 2300 S California, Little Village, M/26
1:00a 2700 W Flournoy, Garfield Park, M/57
1:35a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/27
1:35a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, F/25
1:35a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/19
3:25a 1200 W 73rd, Englewood, M/23
3:30a ER Walk-in, Somewhere overbyder, M/?
6:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/26
6:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/27

6:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, F/25
6:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, F/31
6:00a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/?
6:40a 1600 S Homan, North Lawndale, M/30
11:40a 1600 N Central, Austin, M/?
12:00p 2100 W Arthur, West Ridge, M/23
3:50p 1300 S Farrar, North Lawndale, M/26
11:30p 2700 N Washtenaw, Logan Square, F/25
Memorial Day
3:45a 3700 S Winchester, McKinley Park, F/23
10:30a 8700 S Mackinaw, South Chicago, M/26
? ☂☁ Rain Delay ☁☂ ?
4:15p 2500 S California, Little Village, M/25 (CCW)
11:00p 8500 S Cicero, Ashburn, M/36
Tuesday Overtime
12:10a 1800 N Monticello, Logan Square, F/19
12:10a 1800 N Monticello, Logan Square, M/20
12:10a 1800 N Monticello, Logan Square, M/22
12:30a 7100 S Rhodes, Grand Crossing, M/24
3:10a 1400 N Mohawk, Near North Side, M/30

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
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.