Enlightening Commentary

Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on October 3, 2014

In keeping with 2014’s theme of “More Lead, Less Dead” the weekend tallied another 35 incidents, more than doubling last year’s stupidity.

Stupidity Tally: 2 killed, 33 wounded
Last year’s tally: 4 killed, 12 wounded

Friday 10/3
2:35p 4700 S Honore St, New City, M/35
3:00p 2400 N Laramie Ave, Belmont-Cragin, M/18
5:00p 13100 S Langley Ave, Riverdale, M/17
9:20p 10600 S Yates Ave, South Deering, M/18
9:50p 2100 S Paulina St, Lower W. Side, M/26
11:10p 1700 N McVicker Ave, Austin, M/18
11:30p 4400 N Clifton Ave, Uptown, M/34
Saturday 10/4
3:00a 4400 W Van Buren St, Garfield Park, M/20
3:00a 4400 W Van Buren St, Garfield Park, M/23
3:00a 4400 W Van Buren St, Garfield Park, M/23
3:00a 4400 W Van Buren St, Garfield Park, M/24 !
*3:20a 800 W Jackson Blvd, Near W. Side, M/24*
3:20a 800 W Jackson Blvd, Near W. Side, M/24
4:30a 7400 S Champlain Ave, Grand Crossing, M/19
6:55a 2400 S Washtenaw Ave, Little Village, M/22
2:45p 2300 S St. Louis Ave, Little Village, M/23 !
3:30p 10500 S Wentworth Ave, Roseland, M/24
8:50p 4200 W Wabansia Ave, Humboldt Park, M/27
9:25p 5400 S Talman Ave, Gage Park, M/21
The Great Chicago Fire Festival Fail
11:20p 1700 W 59th St, Englewood, M/30
Sunday 10/5
12:55a 3408 W Fullerton Ave, Logan Square, M/14
12:55a 3408 W Fullerton Ave, Logan Square, F/19
2:30a 5900 S Maplewood Ave, Chicago Lawn, F/17
3:25a 4800 S Laflin St, New City, M/29
3:35a 2500 W Cortland St, Logan Square, M/17
5:40a 4600 W Adams St, Austin, M/21
10:20a 2000 E 95th St, South Deering, M/17
10:20a 2000 E 95th St, South Deering, M/18
10:20a 2000 E 95th St, South Deering, M/15
1:20p 6100 S Vernon Ave, Woodlawn, M/14
2:15p 4300 W 16th St, North Lawndale, M/14
2:30p 5700 S Elizabeth St, Englewood, M/33
3:20p Dismembered body found
6:30p 3500 W Huron St, Humboldt Park, M/17
6:30p 3500 W Huron St, Humboldt Park, M/18 !
8:00p 3806 W Chicago Ave, Humboldt Park, M/47
8:25p 6800 S Peoria Ave, Englewood, M/19

*Added bonus: Congrats to the guy who caught a bullet in the leg this morning in Greektown, you are the 2,000th person to get shot in #Chicago this year.

Key:
shooting
homicide
police-involved
! #ShotInTheAss

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. DMS October 4, 2014 at 1:07 am

    The weather makes no difference?
    Oh yeah, and don’t forget the additional laws we need regarding gun control.
    We can’t change the weather but we sure as hell should enforce the gun laws that are already on the books.
    If an honor student with a felony record gets caught with a gun and is sentenced to
    4 years, it should be 4 years, not 18 months.
    Think of the time and money it would save the CPD and the court system if they only had to see the POS once every 4 years instead of every 2 years.
    That would cut the load and the cost on the legal system by 50%.
    I don’t know the numbers, but from I read it’s not a small number.

  2. rob October 4, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Damn! No rest for the weary (SMDH)

    • DMS October 4, 2014 at 11:54 am

      What is SMDH?

      • KTK October 4, 2014 at 1:01 pm

        Same day, different Homie?

        • DMS October 5, 2014 at 12:56 am

          Thank you

      • rob October 4, 2014 at 1:21 pm

        “Shaking My Damn Head” as in “I can’t believe it” or as a sign of disgust!

  3. a October 5, 2014 at 8:52 am

    winner gets to vote three times instead of two

  4. Anacott Steel October 5, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Three honor students shot at 2000 E. 95th (Jeffery)! Damn, you can’t even go to White Castle without taking a bullet!

    • James Manos October 5, 2014 at 8:41 pm

      You need to be brave when you crave…

  5. TC October 6, 2014 at 1:40 am

    Will they break 400 this year?

    What will the final count be for this year? Any guesses?

    Make these criminals serve at least 85% of their sentence like in Florida. People should keep track of the lenient judges so they know come the next election. Most have no idea about the record of the judge when they vote. People need to vote these soft touch judges out.

    • wolf October 6, 2014 at 8:30 pm

      I’m no longer a Chicagoan, but retired (military, contractor etc) in the FL Panhandle. Florida 10-20-Life Law was passed in 1988 and despite a 17% population increase, total violent crime went down 30% by 2012. Commit a crime using a gun it starts at 10 yrs, fire the gun it starts at 20 yrs, and kill someone it is automatic life imprisonment up to the death penalty. In 2011 where a son lives in Central Florida an angry person shot up the neighborhood. Did not hit any people. He received 35 years. Tough laws that are upheld and an armed populace will lower crime.

      I notice that my old neighborhood, Chicago Lawn, is back on the list of deadliest hoods. From a statistical view, it is the deadliest with one kill per three shootings. The other hoods need to pick up pace as in more accuracy.

  6. john cass October 6, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Rahm: Since you’re reading this, why not just eliminate night time hours via a new city ordinance? Install gigantic kleig lighting shining in 360-degrees – at every street corner. The savages would think it is daylight and then go to sleep – thus far less shooting. Think outside of the box Rahm. You can do it. Your Alder-people will rubber-stamp everything you do, so why not give it a try? Also consider a sedative-additive into the water supply in certain areas of the city [except withdraw the sedatives at least 48 hours before any election day – so the voter fraud won’t be affected]. There are workable solutions to your leadership shortcomings – just step outside of that box!

  7. a October 7, 2014 at 7:44 am

    jesse is off to dallas to make sure ebola victim gets best medical care, even as chicago surpasses 2,000 shot in 2014 this past weekend – https://twitter.com/RevJJackson

  8. Chiraq or Afcago? October 7, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    …And Rev. Jesse jets down to Dallas to check out some alleged Ebola-related racism while 1,586 AA citizens of Chicago were shot by attackers since 1/1/14…

    “What’s your fundraising strategy for your Dallas trip, Reverend?”

  9. DMS October 7, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    For the life of me I cannot figure out who the hell supports this JO.
    If anyone out there has a positive thing to say about him, I sure would like to hear it.
    And I mean something positive, not how he goes in, riles everybody up and then gets the hell out of Dodge.
    I am sick of him.
    Sincerely,

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