This site regularly updates the city of Chicago weekend murder tally every Monday morning. According to Fox News, Cook County, which encompasses the city of Chicago, saw its homicide number climb over 1000 over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, marking its highest number recorded since 1994 “when it recorded 1,141 homicides total by the end of December.”

“The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Tuesday the 1,000th homicide in 2021 happened over the holiday weekend. With just over a month left in the year, the number of homicides in Cook County stands at 1,009. The last time Cook County saw more than 1,000 homicides was in 1994 when it recorded 1,141 homicides total by the end of December. In 1991, Cook County handled a record 1,229 homicides.”

To date, Chicago proper has seen 742 people shot and killed, with the total number of human beings shot standing at 4247, according to heyjackass.com.