Enlightening Commentary

Shitshow of the Year

Posted on July 2, 2020

Marilyn MonroeThere was a time when this weekend was one of the most violent of the year but the current trend means it was just more of the same with an extra day thrown in.

Final Stupidity Tally: 21 killed, 70 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 7 killed, 69 wounded*
2018 weekend tally: 10 killed, 42 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 15 killed, 89 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 6 killed, 62 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 11 killed, 55 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 16 killed, 66 wounded
2013 weekend tally: 15 killed, 63 wounded

Thursday 7/2
1:40p 200 W Pershing, Armour Square, M/34
2:30p 3300 N Central Park, Avondale, M/22
3:20p 800 E 87th, Chatham, M/?
8:40p 600 E 133rd, Riverdale, F/31
9:30p 4100 W 27th, Little Village, M/27
10:30p 4300 W 79th, Ashburn, F/27
10:30p 4300 W 79th, Ashburn, M/27
11:15p 4700 W Huron, Austin, M/36
11:15p 4700 W Huron, Austin, M/39
Friday 7/3
2:55a 7400 S Coles, South Shore, M/29
2:55a 7400 S Coles, South Shore, M/35
1:30p 5700 S Elizabeth, Englewood, M/28
3:20p 6200 N Hoyne, West Ridge, M/18
7:20p 6900 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/24
7:20p 6900 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/26
7:25p 1400 W 18th, Lower West Side, M/52
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/15
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, M/18
8:50p 8900 S Exchange, South Chicago, F/23
9:40p 7200 S Artesian, Chicago Lawn, M/29
10:45p 400 W 77th, Grand Crossing, M/19
Independence Day
1:35a 4200 S Calumet, Grand Boulevard, M/45
1:55a 6600 S Halsted, Englewood, M/20
1:55a 6600 S Halsted, Englewood, M/49
2:30a 2100 S Canalport, Lower West Side, M/24
3:05a 7600 S Drexel, Grand Crossing, M/24
3:05a 7600 S Drexel, Grand Crossing, M/28
4:00a 200 W Garfield, Englewood, M/33
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, M/26
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, M/32
5:20a 3100 S Lake Shore, Douglas, F/34
6:50a 700 E 90th, Chatham, M/?
7:15a 6400 S Hoyne, Englewood, M/31
8:10a 4700 S Ada, New City, M/27
7:00p 100 N Latrobe, Austin, F/7 (story)
7:00p 100 N Latrobe, Austin, M/32
Loop & Boystown Mayhem You Didn’t Hear About
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, F/27
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, M/44
9:45p 2700 E 75th, South Shore, M/33
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/15
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/23
10:25p 2800 S Keeler, Little Village, M/27
11:00p 2400 S Harding, Little Village, F/26
11:00p 2400 S Harding, Little Village, M/31
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/19
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/26
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/39
11:10p 8300 S Kingston, South Chicago, M/60
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/14
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/26
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/30
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/51

11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/11
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/15
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/29
11:35p 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/35
11:55p 3000 S Kenneth, Little Village, M/31
Sunday 7/5
12:35a 1000 E 132nd, Riverdale, M/24
12:35a 1000 E 132nd, Riverdale, M/20
1:00a 7400 N Artesian, West Ridge, F/10
1:00a 7400 N Artesian, West Ridge, F/48
1:00a 2600 W 15th, North Lawndale, F/17
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, F/20
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/27
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/28
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/30
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/30
1:15a 1500 S Millard, North Lawndale, M/44
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/21
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, F/23
1:25a 1400 S Lawndale, North Lawndale, M/24
1:30a 3600 W Chicago, Humboldt Park, F/26
1:35a 1200 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/17
1:35a 1200 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/19
1:55a 4300 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/23
1:55a 4300 W Adams, Garfield Park, M/26
2:15a 8600 S Vincennes, Auburn Gresham, M/21
2:20a 11200 S Normal, Roseland, M/34
4:50a 1300 N Mayfield, Austin, M/30
12:45p 1400 N Kingsbury, Near North Side, M/26
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, F/16
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/19
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/35
2:30p 3700 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/55
6:00p 3100 S Karlov, North Lawndale, M/16
6:05p 9200 S Manistee, Calumet Heights, F/22
6:05p 9200 S Manistee, Calumet Heights, M/26
10:05p 600 E 40th, Grand Boulevard, M/29
10:45p 2900 S Federal, Douglas, M/15
No Accountability Monday
1:15a 6700 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/23
2:25a 900 S Independence, Garfield Park, M/39

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Thursday – 6a Monday
*Different years have different time frames depending on what day the 4th fell on. 2014-2016 & 2020 all ran for 3.75 days, 2013, 2017 & 2019 are 4.75 days and 2018 was a marathon 5.75 days.