Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Another day in the life of Chicago – a city where the people have accepted killings as a part of life in the big city.
Even holidays don’t slow ‘em down.
From MyFoxChicago: CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – A woman who was shot to death in the Gold Coast neighborhood was among eight people shot early Sunday. In total, 3 people have been killed and 36 others have been wounded in gun violence across Chicago since Friday evening.
More than 200 people have been shot in the first half of the month, and more than 1,500 have been shot this year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Of those victims, 278 have died.
Despite the carnage, this weekend is far behind the pace of the same weekend last year. From June 17, 2016 to June 20, 2016, at least 56 people were shot, 13 of them fatally.
The fatal Gold Coast shooting happened about 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of East Ohio, according to Chicago Police. A 25-year-old woman was standing on…
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