In yet another resounding affirmation of the usefulness of strict gun control laws, we have this empirical datum:
[H/T Rifle man III]
… a string of nearly two dozen shootings on the West Side has pushed the number of people shot during the Memorial Day weekend to at least 40, with two more days to go.
As of early Sunday morning, the toll stood at four dead and 36 wounded across the city, including a 15-year-girl shot to death as she rode in a Jeep on Lake Shore Drive near Fullerton Avenue, police said. Last year, 12 people were killed and 44 people were wounded over the holiday weekend… Chicago Warzone:40 Shot Over The Weekend