Enlightening Commentary

The Weekend’s Stupidity

Posted on September 30, 2016

MLK Riot 1968

Final Stupidity Tally: 5 killed, 41 wounded
2015 weekend tally: 3 killed, 13 wounded
2014 weekend tally: 3 killed, 32 wounded

Friday 9/30
1:50p 5300 S May, New City, M/26
3:00p 5300 W Diversey, Belmont Cragin, M/23
5:35p 4300 W Jackson, Garfield Park, M/31
6:45p 200 W 107th, Roseland, M/19
9:00p 3200 S Lituanica, Bridgeport, M/27
10:15p 1500 S Homan, North Lawndale, M/14
11:45p 4800 S Elizabeth, New City, M/35
11:45p 4800 S Elizabeth, New City, M/37
Saturday 10/1
12:25a 3600 W Polk, Garfield Park, M/26
12:30a 4500 S Wood, New City, F/17
12:55a 7900 S Champlain, Chatham, M/35

1:40a 1400 S St Louis, North Lawndale, F/46
3:10a 5400 S Damen, New City, M/21
3:10a 6800 S Emerald, Englewood, F/24
3:10a 6800 S Emerald, Englewood, M/25
3:10a 6800 S Emerald, Englewood, M/25
4:15a 7100 S Vincennes, Grand Crossing, M/26
4:40a 1400 N Spaulding, Humboldt Park, M/20
5:00a 2400 S California, Little Village, M/27
7:20a 2500 S Sacramento, Little Village, M/29
7:20a 2500 S Sacramento, Little Village, F/30
10:20a 7100 S King, Grand Crossing, M/24
12:30p 6600 S Sangamon, Englewood, M/16
4:10p 200 S Western, Near West Side, M/21
6:00p 800 W 50th, New City, M/32
7:35p 3200 W Washington, Garfield Park, M/16
9:55p 1700 W 67th, Englewood, M/22
10:20p 3800 W Arthington, Garfield Park, M/48
10:30p 7900 S Pulaski, Ashburn, M/18
10:30p 7900 S Pulaski, Ashburn, M/22
10:30p 900 N Karlov, Humboldt Park, M/25
10:50p 111300 S Harvard, Roseland, M/14
11:15p 6700 S Laflin, Englewood, M/20
11:30p 3500 W Fulton, Garfield Park, M/19
11:30p 3500 W Fulton, Garfield Park, M/24
11:35p 13300 S Prairie, Riverdale, M/23
Sunday 10/2
12:50a 400 N Laramie, Austin, M/37
2:40a 4300 S Wallace, New City, M/32
7:40a 2000 S California, Little Village, M/20
7:40a 2000 S California, Little Village, M/24
11:00a 5900 S Maplewood, Chicago Lawn, M/18
4:05p 2000 S Homan, North Lawndale, M/28
6:25p 2410 E 102nd, South Deering, M/24
Monday Overtime
2:35a 5200 W Augusta, Austin, M/38
3:35a 100 N Central, Austin, M/33
3:35a 100 N Central, Austin, M/26

Key:
shooting
homicide
Weekend = 12p Friday – 6a Monday
Photo by Don Casper, Chicago Tribune historical photo