Enlightening Commentary

The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on May 20, 2016

Batman bitch slap The last two years saw summer kick off this very weekend with the annual Memorial Day Shitshow. This year, we get another week of practice in before the summer shooting season officially begins on the 27th.

Final Stupidity Tally: 5 killed, 40 wounded
2015 Memorial Day* tally: 12 killed, 45 wounded
2014 Memorial Day* tally: 8 killed, 21 wounded

Friday 5/20
3:50p 3500 S State, Douglas, F/49 (story)
3:50p 3500 S State, Douglas, M/19
7:10p 5100 W Division, Austin, M/18
8:00p 12300 S Wentworth, West Pullman, M/22
9:40p 300 S Cicero, Austin, M/23
9:40p 300 S Cicero, Austin, F/24
Saturday 5/21
12:20a 4300 S State, Grand Boulevard, M/23
12:20a 100 W Garfield, Washington Park, M/30
12:30a 2400 N Laramie, Belmont Cragin, M/23
2:00a 2700 W North, West Town, M/24
3:00a 7900 S Ellis, Chatham, M/35
6:55a 900 N Homan, Humboldt Park, M/33
4:35p 3600 W 13th, North Lawndale, M/21
6:10p 6600 S Champlain, Woodlawn, F/28
6:15p 1000 W 92nd, Washington Heights, M/20
7:00p 4300 W Hirsch, Humboldt Park, M/18
7:00p 4300 W Hirsch, Humboldt Park, M/19
7:00p 4300 W Hirsch, Humboldt Park, M/29
7:30p 11500 S Stewart, West Pullman, M/19
7:40p 1600 W 89th, Auburn Gresham, F/26
7:40p 7000 S Carpenter, Englewood, M/26
8:40p 6300 S Normal, Englewood, M/21
8:40p 6300 S Normal, Englewood, M/27
8:40p 6300 S Normal, Englewood, M/31
9:55p 4600 S Cottage Grove, Grand Boulevard, M/17
9:55p 4600 S Cottage Grove, Grand Boulevard, M/18
11:50p 520 S Cicero, Austin, M/27
Sunday 5/22
2:40a 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, M/27
2:40a 3900 W Grenshaw, North Lawndale, F/37
2:45a 5100 W Madison, Austin, M/20
2:45a 5100 W Madison, Austin, M/35
2:45a 5100 W Madison, Austin, M/36
4:30a 4100 W Adams, Garfield Park, F/25
6:30a 3100 W Division, West Town, M/23
10:00a 3000 W 59th, Gage Park, M/17
10:00a 3600 W Lexington, Garfield Park, M/26
4:00p 6900 S Wabash, Grand Crossing, M/20
9:30p 5700 W Bloomingdale, Austin, M/17
10:00p 7100 S Washtenaw, Chicago Lawn, M/25
10:45p 6900 S Winchester,Englewood, F/24
11:25p 1600 S Komensky, North Lawndale, M/36
Monday Overtime
1:30a 2300 S Leavitt, Lower West Side, M/20
1:30a 2300 S Leavitt, Lower West Side, F/30
2:00a 6400 N Magnolia, Rogers Park, F/50
2:35a 7800 S Kingston, South Shore, M/35

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday
*2014/15 Memorial Day = 12p Friday – 6a Tuesday