The body count in Chicago continues to rise as the unending violence and shootings continue. According to heyjackass.com 27 people were wounded and 7 were killed over another bloody New Years’ weekend in town. Chicago’s top cop has resorted to begging criminals “to stay away from children.”
According to the site, in 2021 there were 793 people shot and killed, 3749 shot and wounded bringing the total number of people shot to 4542. The numbers reflect a 10% increase in people shot and killed, a 9% increase in total people shot and wounded and a 9% increase in total people shot, respectively from the previous year. Chicago closed out the year with 845 total homicides up 6% from 2021.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a Democrat, continues to blame everyone and everything but her failed leadership and her party policies. Chicago has been run by Democrats at every level for a century.