Chicago Sees Deadliest Memorial Day Weekend Since 2015: Report

Written by on May 26, 2020

Regardless of being within the midst of a worldwide pandemic with “Safer At Dwelling” ordinances in place, individuals did not need to cancel their Memorial Day Weekend plans. The morose vacation is a favourite as individuals sometimes have a time off of labor and journey to spend their three day weekend partying with family and friends. Nonetheless, authorities officers have been doing their finest at re-opening companies to the general public whereas additionally wanting individuals to remain residence as a lot as doable. In Chicago, Memorial Day Weekend broke a report, nevertheless it is not something that metropolis officers are pleased with, particularly throughout this time.

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Based on a report made by CBS 2, over 40 individuals had been shot this previous vacation weekend, with 10 of these incidents being fatalities. Final 12 months, 42 individuals had been reportedly shot with six fatalities, however this 12 months marks the deadliest Memorial Day Weekend since 2015 when 12 individuals misplaced their lives to gun violence. Moreover, this 12 months, CNN stories {that a} sufferer features a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he was strolling down the road within the South Aspect of Chicago.

The Windy Metropolis has strict ordinances for the COVID-19 pandemic, together with the ban of gatherings of greater than 10 individuals. These restrictions are to be lifted on the finish of the month, however that hasn’t stopped individuals from getting collectively. 


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