Enlightening Commentary

New Year’s Stupidity

Posted on December 27, 2019

New Year's  DrunkHere we are, the final, extended weekend of 2019. The year’s final tally will end right around 2012’s and 2015’s, but what was pearl clutching then is now looked at as an improvement.

Final Stupidity Tally: 7 killed, 39 wounded
2018 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 30 wounded
2017 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 24 wounded
2016 New Year’s tally: 9 killed, 52 wounded
2015 New Year’s tally: 4 killed, 40 wounded
2014 New Year’s tally: 3 killed, 25 wounded

Friday 12/27
5:50p 200 S Western, Near West Side, F/25
5:50p 200 S Western, Near West Side, M/30
6:30p 7400 S Stony Island, South Shore, M/17
7:00p 5200 W Crystal, Austin, M/57
9:40p 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, M/19
9:40p 1200 N Washtenaw, West Town, F/20
9:45p 8100 S Maryland, Chatham, F/19
10:45p 1600 W 79th, Auburn Gresham, M/31

11:20p 7800 S Ingleside, Grand Crossing, M/20
11:50p 300 S Central Park, Garfield Park, F/22
Saturday 12/28
4:05a 5000 W Jackson, Austin, M/21
4:05a 5000 W Jackson, Austin, M/27
5:20a 100 W 104th, Roseland, M/31
6:20a 7900 S Lafayette, Chatham, M/?
3:05p 2900 W Harrison, Garfield Park, M/45
3:15p I94 & Stony Island, Pullman, M/?
5:25p 4000 W Cermak, North Lawndale, M/27
7:05p 7700 S Wood, Auburn Gresham, F/52
7:05p 7700 S Wood, Auburn Gresham, M/63
7:15p 200 E 136th, Riverdale, F/24
8:20p 3900 W Cermak, North Lawndale, M/24
Sunday 12/29
2:10a 5100 S Washtenaw, Gage Park, M/24
2:25a 2100 E 70th, South Shore, M/20
4:05a 3400 W Fulton, Garfield Park, M/26
4:40a 600 N Wells, Near North Side, M/?
9:15a 1700 W 21st, Lower West Side, M/40
10:50a 3000 W 39th, Brighton Park, M/24

6:50p 1300 W 49th, New City, M/23
11:15p 3900 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/41
Monday 12/30
7:25a 7500 W Irving Park, Dunning, M/28
11:25a 2100 E 69th, South Shore, M/23
11:25a 2100 E 69th, South Shore, M/45
3:20p 600 N Leamington, Austin, M/29
5:15p 8300 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/6
6:00p 900 N Long, Austin, M/24
9:55p 5500 W Van Buren, Austin, M/34
New Years Eve
1:05a 11700 S Sangamon, West Pullman, M/44
2:10a 6100 S Vernon, Woodlawn, M/22
12:30p 200 S Lotus, Austin, M/20
2:00p 700 E 92nd, Chatham, M/32
2:25p 9400 S Ashland, Washington Heights, M/16
9:20p 200 S Lavergne, Austin, M/29
New Years Day
12:15a 4400 W Adams, Garfield Park, F/24
4:55a 1900 W Ogden, Near West Side, M/21
5:00a 6400 S Morgan, Englewood, M/31
5:44a 11100 S Vernon, Roseland, M/19

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Wednesday
2018 = Fri – Tues; 2016, 2017 = Fri – Mon
2015 = Thurs – Mon; 2014 = Wed – Mon