Enlightening Commentary

Summer’s Finale

Posted on August 30, 2019

Closing Scene from The Blues BrothersLabor Day weekend means yet another Summer Shooting Season is drawing to a close. Since opening day on Friday, May 24th, we’ve tallied 166 homicides plus nearly 900 shot & wounded.

Final Stupidity Tally: 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, 36 wounded
2013 Labor Day weekend: 12 killed, 27 wounded

Friday 8/30
1:35p 7300 S Maplewood, Chicago Lawn, M/34
Saturday 8/31
12:20a 8700 S Burley, South Chicago, M/42
1:40a 8600 S Calumet, Chatham, M/21
3:10a 1300 W 87th, Auburn Gresham, M/30
4:45a 3200 W LeMoyne, Humboldt Park, M/17
4:45a 3200 W LeMoyne, Humboldt Park, M/23
5:00a 4000 W Wilcox, Garfield Park, M/20
5:10a 1500 N Long, Austin, M/26
5:10a 1500 N Long, Austin, M/28
9:40a 5300 W Monroe, Austin, F/51
11:00a 7500 S Colfax, South Shore, M/44

12:50p 6700 S Bell, Chicago Lawn, M/17
5:50p 7100 S Paulina, Englewood, M/26
5:50p 7100 S Paulina, Englewood, M/32

5:50p 7100 S Paulina, Englewood, F/25
5:50p 7100 S Paulina, Englewood, M/27
5:50p 7100 S Paulina, Englewood, M/37
9:00p 6200 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/35
9:40p 6800 S Campbell, Chicago Lawn, M/32
11:20p 10200 S LaSalle, Roseland, M/30
Sunday 9/1
12:00a 3200 W 66th, Chicago Lawn, M/29
2:20a 5100 W Washington, Austin, M/15
2:45a 6100 S St. Lawrence, Woodlawn, M/27

2:45a 6100 S St. Lawrence, Woodlawn, F/34
3:45a 1200 N Avers, Humboldt Park, M/22 (selfie)
3:55a 5100 S Pulaski, Archer Heights, M/37
3:55a 5100 S Pulaski, Archer Heights, M/38
5:00a 3300 W Washington, Garfield Park, M/29
5:55a 3200 W 66th, Chicago Lawn, M/29
6:20a Dan Ryan @ 47th, Fuller Park, M/?
1:05p 6900 S Campbell, Chicago Lawn, M/20
1:50p 3900 W Gladys, Garfield Park, M/19
4:15p 10200 S Prairie, Roseland, M/52
4:50p 1300 W 110th, Morgan Park, M/19
6:35p 6500 S Claremont, Chicago Lawn, M/17
6:45p 700 E 103rd, Pullman, M/25
7:00p 1500 N California, West Town, M/42
7:00p 1500 N California, West Town, M/?
Labor Day
12:30a 4400 W Wilcox, Garfield Park, M/35
2:20a 3100 W 25th, Little Village, F/23
2:20a 3100 W 25th, Little Village, M/31
12:05p 1700 E 85th, Avalon Park, M/22
7:10p 9500 S Yale, Roseland, M/15
11:05p 6200 S King, Washington Park, M/22
11:05p 6200 S King, Washington Park, M/32
11:05p 6200 S King, Washington Park, M/34
11:05p 6200 S King, Washington Park, M/51
Indiana’s Fault Tuesday
12:50a 200 N La Crosse, Austin, F/18
1:20a 8500 S Aberdeen, Auburn Gresham, M/32

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