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More Than 60 Shot, 9 Dead in
Chicago's Bloody Holiday Weekend

ABC News, by Gillian Mohney

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/7/2014 12:09:08 AM

Independence Day celebrations were marred by multiple shootings in Chicago that reportedly left at least nine dead and 60 injured. The first fatal shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday, kicking off a violent weekend for the city. Corey Hudson, 34, was killed after a car pulled up and someone inside shot him and a friend on the street. According to ABC News station WLS-TV in Chicago there were also three police-involved shootings on July 4th alone. At least one suspect involved in one of those shootings was killed. The most recent shootings occurred Sunday night, according to WLS-TV. They city has been actively combating gang

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Rahm Israel Emanuel (mayor) and Barack Hussein 0bama (former community organizer) are mysteriously never available for comment on these escalating gang violence from mostly the black neighborhoods.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: droopydog, 7/7/2014 12:23:54 AM     (No. 9913357)

Just think how bad it would be if Chicago weren´t a "gun-free" zone!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/7/2014 12:28:55 AM     (No. 9913358)

Second City Cop has the skinny...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/7/2014 12:40:04 AM     (No. 9913362)

Community organizers, AKA Communist Agitators, must have failed the Chicago Africans of the South Side. Next election they should vote for a Republican.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stonepony, 7/7/2014 12:40:57 AM     (No. 9913363)

too many wounded to few dead

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/7/2014 1:13:53 AM     (No. 9913375)

Read the article and you see that shootings have increased but fewer victims have died. It sounds to me that punks with high capacity magazines are spraying the general targets. That leads to innocent bystanders injured in the crossfire.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/7/2014 2:05:13 AM     (No. 9913389)

Chicago is an offshoot of Iraq. Yet Barry keeps importing gang bangers and Emanuel dithers the same way Barry dithers. Why are the law abiding blacks so stupid as to keep voting for demonrats and suicide?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: losgatos, 7/7/2014 4:10:49 AM     (No. 9913417)

The organizer of this community is giving refugee status to kids that he says are fleeing violence in their home countries. Send them all to Chicago so they´ll feel at home.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/7/2014 5:43:08 AM     (No. 9913424)

Chicago is our future, folks.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 7/7/2014 6:46:48 AM     (No. 9913450)

Taste of Chicago opens this week. It will draw off the street crime to Grant Park area.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 7/7/2014 7:02:09 AM     (No. 9913462)

You generally get more of the things you subsidize.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Pinchem, 7/7/2014 7:06:52 AM     (No. 9913465)

Where are all those hypocritical anti gun banners? Why are they not marching in the streets of Chicago? Where are those low class slimy cowards?

Why do they whine and cry over the deaths of white children but say nothing of the deaths of black children? Come on you anti american liberal marxist...speak so we can hear you.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bevan, 7/7/2014 8:28:16 AM     (No. 9913549)

"Harry, you´re alive! And a horrible shot!"

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Reply 13 - Posted by: AltaD, 7/7/2014 10:24:05 AM     (No. 9913676)

FTA: They city has been actively combating gang and shooting violence in recent years

Ha! Read any cop blog or even the liberal Chicago Reader and you´ll learn the truth. The police department is seriously understaffed and yet Rahm (and Richie before him) can find money for pet projects (parks, DePaul stadium, bike lanes). The city needs twice as many cops and more prison space. A new Cook County State´s Attorney who will prosecute gangbangers would be helpful too.

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