The first incident involved a 34-year-old man who was shot in the head at around 10:30. After that two men were found shot to death at around 1 a.m. Another man was found shot dead at around 5 a.m. in the East Chatham neighborhood.
All across the city there are reports of gun violence under the cover of amateur fireworks demonstrations.
A 17-year-old boy was in Park Manor, another 17-year-old boy was shot in Roseland, another 17-year-old boy was shot in South Chicago, an 18-year-old girl was shot in Woodlawn, and another 22-year-old boy in South Prairie.
The list goes on.
One of the 12 wounded, a 50 year old in Gresham thought he had been hit with an errant firework. But when he couldn’t get the bleeding from his chest to stop he realized he had been shot with a bullet.