Nine Dead—The Chicago Gun Crime Scoreboard, August 26-28
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Earlier: The Fulford File | The “Leaded Law” And Mass Shootings—Poor Black Marksmanship Is Saving Lives

James Kirkpatrick, one of the most-read writers at, summed up life in Chicago and the brazen levels of violence found there brilliantly with this Tweet documents the total number of weekend fatal and nonfatal shootings in Chicago. A city roughly 33 percent white/33 percent Hispanic/33 percent black, Chicago has one of highest body counts every year, with the brown and black population overwhelmingly responsible for these fatal and nonfatal shootings.

And we can confirm the number of nonfatal shootings far exceeds the number fatal shootings each weekend—due, as Kirkpatrick says, to poor marksmanship.

The last year we have clear data on the race of suspects in Chicago shootings comes back in 2011, when the Chicago Police Department confirmed 95 percent of homicide suspects are black or brown. Whites were only four percent [Blake Masters IS RIGHT! “Black People, Frankly” DO Commit Almost All Gun Crime In U.S., by Jack Dalton,, June 23, 2022]., which has been hilariously documenting shootings in Chicago for years, confirms this number is basically the same for 2020, with blacks responsible 77.8 percent of shootings and Hispanics 16.6 percent.

So, what were the numbers like for August 26—August 28, 2022?:

CHICAGO -- At least 35 people were shot, nine fatally, in Chicago shootings over the weekend.

Eight people were killed and 25 others were wounded - including a 5-year-old boy - in shootings over the weekend across Chicago.

A five-year-old boy and a man were shot Sunday evening in Rogers Park on the North Side. The man, 25, was driving in the 7600-block of North Paulina Street when another car pulled up around 5 p.m. and someone fired shots, police said. The boy was hit in the head and was taken in critical condition to Lurie Children's Hospital, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the hand and shoulder. He drove himself to St. Francis hospital, where he is in good condition.

A woman was killed and a man was wounded outside the Morgan Park district police station Sunday night. The two were in a car on South Vincennes Avenue near Monterey Avenue when a gray Chrysler began chasing them and someone inside fired several shots, police said. The driver, a 42-year-old man, attempted to get away and drove toward the police station, police said. He made it to the sally port of the station when the other car pulled up and someone fired several more rounds. The man was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The woman, 46, was shot in the head and was taken to the same hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

A person was found fatally shot just after 2 a.m. Sunday in South Austin on the West Side. He was found by officers in the 4900-block of West Superior Street with a gunshot wound to the neck and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he died, police said.

[Chicago shootings: 35 shot, 9 fatally, in weekend violence across city, police say, ABC 7 Chicago, August 29, 2022]

The question we aren’t supposed to ask: Had the great replacement not occurred in Chicago (Chicago was 92 percent white in 1940, just before our entry into World War II), would we have any need to be tallying up fatal/nonfatal shootings in the Second City as sport?

No. Not at all.


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