Friday and Saturday Casualties
A woman was killed and four men wounded in five separate shootings between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday.
A 28-year-old woman standing on a second-floor balcony on the 4000 block of South Albany Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side was shot in the lower back about 11:55 p.m. by someone standing on the street, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
A man was shot to death in the Lawndale neighborhood this afternoon and at least five others were wounded in unrelated attacks in other city neighborhoods.
Police responded to a call of a person shot about 1:35 p.m. and found a 23-year-old man shot in the 700 block of South Francisco Avenue this afternoon, said Chicago Police News Affairs [...].
You know it's bad when the Drudge Report headline reads "Only 1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Chicago."