Enlightening Commentary

Summer’s Finale

Posted on September 4, 2020

Closing Scene from The Blues BrothersLabor Day weekend means it’s time to draw the curtain on another mostly peaceful Summer Shooting Season. Since opening day on Friday, May 22nd, we’ve tallied 342 homicides plus over 1600 shot & wounded. Last year’s Summer Shooting Season wrapped up with 172 homicides and 890 shot & wounded.

Final Stupidity Tally: 12 killed, 47 wounded
2019 Labor Day weekend: 11 killed, 38 wounded
2018 Labor Day weekend: 11 killed, 21 wounded
2017 Labor Day weekend: 7 killed, 40 wounded
2016 Labor Day weekend: 13 killed, 53 wounded
2015 Labor Day weekend: 10 killed, 46 wounded
2014 Labor Day weekend: 7 killed, 38 wounded
2013 Labor Day weekend: 12 killed, 27 wounded

Friday 9/4
12:30p 7100 S Euclid, South Shore, F/28
1:20p 8400 S Buffalo, South Chicago, M/19
1:20p 8400 S Buffalo, South Chicago, M/21
5:05p 500 S Clinton, Near West Side, M/34 (selfie)
8:50p 6300 S Wolcott, Englewood, M/29
9:40p 100 E 100th, Roseland, M/19
11:00p 9900 S Van Vilssignen, South Deering, M/36
11:30p 8600 S Honore, Auburn Gresham, M/4
11:30p 8600 S Honore, Auburn Gresham, F/18
Saturday 9/5
1:25a 5500 S Wells, Englewood, M/51
1:30a 1900 W Augusta, West Town, M/15
1:40a 4900 S Lavergne, Garfield Ridge, M/? (story)
2:45a 200 S Ashland, Near West Side, F/16
2:55a 4000 W 27th, Little Village, M/33
4:05a 3000 W 71st, Chicago Lawn, M/28
4:35a 1900 W 74th, Englewood, M/34
5:20a 3600 W Augusta, Humboldt Park, M/28
2:00p 100 E 132nd, Riverdale, M/22
2:10p 500 W 123rd, West Pullman, M/20
2:20p 4700 W Augusta, Austin, M/?
4:30p 4000 S Lake Park, Oakland, M/16
8:00p 2900 E 78th, South Shore, F/52
9:05p 1800 W Pershing, Mckinley Park, M/33
10:40p 3000 S Cottage Grove, Douglas, M/27
10:40p 3000 S Cottage Grove, Douglas, M/32
Sunday 9/6
1:10a 6100 S Carpenter, Englewood, F/36
2:25a 2100 W Maypole, Near West Side, M/26
3:25a 1300 W Hastings, Near West Side, M/?

3:20a 6800 S Perry, Grand Crossing, M/31
5:35a 4900 S Loomis, New City, M/50
☂☁ Rain Delay ☁☂
9:35a 1372 N Milwaukee, West Town, F/32
1:40p 8000 S Green, Auburn Gresham, F/20
1:40p 8000 S Green, Auburn Gresham, M/22
1:40p 8000 S Green, Auburn Gresham, M/24
1:55p 7300 S Kingston, South Shore, M/27
4:55p 4900 W Van Buren, Austin, M/19
5:40p 300 W 102nd, Roseland, M/48
6:25p 7700 S Kingston, South Shore, M/17
6:25p 7700 S Kingston, South Shore, F/25
6:25p 7700 S Kingston, South Shore, M/44
6:25p 7700 S Kingston, South Shore, M/?
9:05p 2600 W 39th, Brighton Park, M/38
Labor Day
1:15a 6300 S Ashland, Englewood, M/30
1:15a 6300 S Ashland, Englewood, M/37
4:30a 600 N Trumbull, Humboldt Park, M/25
12:00p 8000 S Manistee, South Chicago, M/18
5:55p 4700 S Union, New City, F/8 (story)
5:55p 4700 S Union, New City, F/30
5:55p 4700 S Union, New City, M/31
6:20p 3100 S Prairie, Douglas, M/29
6:35p 1200 N Lawndale, Humboldt Park, M/22
6:35p 8400 S Cregier, Avalon Park, M/21

6:35p 8400 S Cregier, Avalon Park, M/30
6:35p 8400 S Cregier, Avalon Park, M/18
6:35p 8400 S Cregier, Avalon Park, M/18
8:15p 809 W 65th, Englewood, M/25
8:20p 7700 S Halsted, Auburn Gresham, M/25
10:55p 13600 S Indiana, West Pullman, M/48
No Accountability Tuesday
Quota met and/or exceeded

Key:
shooting
homicide
police involved
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Tuesday