This past weekend saw a total of 38 shootings currently resulting in 11 deaths. (Fox News is reporting 40 shootings with 11 dead but AAN cannot currently verify those numbers).
One of those murders occurred directly outside the county jail when local rapper Londre Sylvester, 31 who was recently released on bail was ambushed on his way to an awaiting vehicle. Over 59 shell casings were found at the scene and the Chicago Tribune is reporting he may have received as many as 64 bullet wounds. He was pronounced dead at 9:25pm.
According to the Chicago Tribune, “The suspects reentered their vehicles and fled the scene in different directions, the police report said. Chicago police learned there were surveillance cameras in the area to review for evidence.”
This weekend’s total brings the number of shootings in Chicago to 2184 with 377 of that figure killed so far in 2021.