At least 17 people were shot, one of them fatally, Friday into mid-afternoon Saturday in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s (D) Chicago.
ABC 7 / Chicago Sun-Times reported the one shooting fatality occurred around 4 a.m. “in the 2500 block of West Monroe Street.” Police responded to calls about the shooting and found a man who had been shot “in the chin and ankle.”
He was transported to a hospital where he later died.
The Sun-Times pointed out that 392 people were killed in Chicago January 1, 2023, through August 25, 2023.
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