Skip to comments.Chicago shootings leave 47 shot, 4 fatally; Mt. Sinai Hospital closes emergency room
Posted on 08/04/2019 6:48:18 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A West Side hospital was forced to stop accepting patients on the tail end of a violent weekend that has left 47 people been shot, four fatally, across the city.
Saturday night, resources were stretched to the breaking point as officers responded to multiple shootings in Chicago's 10th Police District, which includes West Side neighborhoods such as Lawndale, Douglas Park and Homan Square. The shootings all occurred within a three hour period, resulting in 17 people injured and at least one dead.
"Throughout the night, we had multiple incidents where there were large gatherings and it was very difficult to protect these crime scenes, so we had to leave cars there and at the same time we had to go out to another one," said 10th District Capt. Gilberto Calderon.
Investigators believe that shooting stemmed from a basketball game earlier in the day where police recovered three weapons and had been forced to disperse the crowd, which only reassembled after they left.
The sheer number of shooting victims overwhelmed not just 10th district police but emergency rooms as well. Mt. Sinai Hospital in Douglas Park was forced to go on bypass for several hours.
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This is overlooked.
Assault Weapon Ban?
Shhh shhh, delete this! It goes against the narrative!
How’s that gun control thing working out in Chicago?
Wouldn't have happened if it started at midnight.
This is overlooked because the elephant in the room is drug gangs protecting their drug market with violent street enforcement. As long as the proper technology is not used to smash the drug distribution system, drugs will continue to destroy America. Drugs destroy America.
Investigators believe that shooting stemmed from a basketball game earlier in the day where police recovered three weapons
Maybe they should buy these people some ice skates and hockey sticks. There are ways of venting frustrations in sports that don’t involve gun play.
Impeach the Mayor and Governor!
If the country could rid itself of black on black crime and keep guns out of the hands of liberals, our crime rate would probably be near the lowest in the world.
Chicago massively dwarfs all the “mass shootings”, combined, everywhere else in the US. Yet it never gets a mention outside local media.
I mean, the shooters WERE Trump supporters and NRA members, were they not?
Glock more likely.
B.R.A.S.S. has been overlooked. Improved accuracy would only involve the morgue allowing vital hospital services to remain available for the illegal immigrants and the indigent. /s
(Breath, Relax, Aim, Slack Squeeze)
White men can’t jump...
black men can shoot.
(even if it’s their own)
What does the dirt eating Beto have to say about THAT?
Ban Basketball! It is for the children.
Give blood, play hockey.
“No sir, shooting a gang member in this State is an $18 fine, you can mail it in.”
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