Enlightening Commentary

The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on February 7, 2020

George Costanza shirkageOur data set says that this weekend tends to be one of the quieter weekends of the year by displaying some shrinkage in the usual tally (or apparently not).

Final Stupidity Tally: 11 killed, 17 wounded
2019 weekend tally: 5 killed, 10 wounded
2018 weekend tally: 5 killed, 3 wounded
2017 weekend tally: 8 killed, 21 wounded
2016 weekend tally: 7 killed, 14 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 2 killed, 7 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 2 killed, 2 wounded

Friday 2/7
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/32
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/17
1:45p 100 E 71st, Grand Crossing, M/34 (story)
10:15p 3300 W Monroe, Garfield Park, M/39
Saturday 2/8
1:30a 4700 S Ingleside, Kenwood, M/27 (selfie)
7:30a 7700 S Morgan, Auburn Gresham, M/20
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/29
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/28
8:55a 2800 W Congress, Garfield Park, M/29
9:15a 2200 W Cullerton, Lower West Side, M/26
2:20p 1900 N Keeler, Hermosa, F/20
5:30p 3800 S Cottage Grove, Oakland, M/19
7:20p 3700 W 58th, West Elsdon, M/29

8:45p 6700 S Rhodes, Woodlawn, M/18
9:20p 3300 W Bryn Mawr, North Park, M/23
Sunday 2/9
2:15a 2000 S Wells, Armour Square, M/38
2:15a 2000 S Wells, Armour Square, M/29
3:05a 1300 N Rockwell, West Town, M/36

3:05a 1300 N Rockwell, West Town, F/7
3:50a 2200 S Blue Island, Lower West Side, F/25
4:40a 7200 S Bennett, South Shore, M/33
5:15a 3600 N Ashland, Lake View, M/?
5:15a 3600 N Ashland, Lake View, M/? (story)
11:50a 8300 S Colfax, South Chicago, M/48
11:20p 2800 N Campbell, Avondale, M/20
No Accountability Monday
12:50a 6300 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/21
12:50a 6300 S Eberhart, Woodlawn, M/49

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