“Chicago police were making no information about what happened public,” chicagotribune.com reports, “Except to say that the shooting appeared to be gang-related.” Nuff said? Oh I could say something about the parallel between disarmed Chicago and disarmed Mexico; in both populations criminals and the government somehow end up politically and economically closerthanthis. But all that really needs saying is that The Windy City as a “gun-free zone” is an abject failure. Generic vic list after the jump . . .
The victims’ ages, sexes and injuries were, according to Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines:
The 3-year-old boy, shot in the ear, in critical condition at Mount Sinai;
A 17-year-old girl, shot in the foot, condition stabilized at Holy Cross Hospital;
A 15-year-old boy shot in the arm, stabilized at Holy Cross;
A man, 27, shot in the leg and wrist, serious condition at Mount Sinai;
A man, 24, shot twice in the stomach, serious condition at Mount Sinia;
A man, 21, shot in the leg, serious condition at Mount Sinai;
A man, 41, shot in the buttocks, serious condition at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital;
A woman, 33, shot in the shoulder, condition stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital;
A man, 31, shot in the buttocks, condition stabilized at Northwestern;
A woman, 23, shot in the foot, condition stabilized at St. Anthony Hospital;
A man, 37, shot in the leg, in good condition at Stroger;
A man, 25, shot in the knee, in good condition at Northwestern;
And a man, 33, who drove himself to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park with a gunshot wound to the leg and who was treated and released.