At least 40 people were shot over the weekend across Chicago, with seven of them slain, according to police logs.
The toll covers a period from 8:43 p.m. Friday–after violent storms hit the city–to 6:39 this morning.
On Sunday, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis acknowledged a high number shootings over the weekend and attributed more than half of them to the work of gangs.
Good thing guns or banned over there or it could have been even MORE!
Oh wait, it is already illegal to shoot and murder people. People need to realize that only the good guys that follow the laws are the only ones who obey these laws…
Chicago has some of the strictest gun laws in the US- from wikipedia- “Some municipalities, most notably Chicago, require that all firearms be registered with the local police department. Chicago does not allow the registration of handguns, which has the effect of outlawing their possession, unless they were grandfathered in by being registered before April 16, 1982″
-updated number on title to reflect new total number of those killed and shot