Oh wait, they’re not upset over a YouTube video. It’s just business as usual in the Community Obama Organized. Meanwhile, Obama officials insist they had no advance warning of possible violence, except for the nightly violence.
Five men were killed and at least 23 people were wounded in gun violence in the city from Friday night to Sunday.
The fatal shootings include one man who was fatally shot and two others who were wounded by police in two separate incidents this weekend.
Police shot at one man and killed another after they allegedly pointed handguns at officers responding to a Roseland neighborhood block party at 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of West 110th Street, according to police.
The unidentified man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:49 p.m. Friday, according to the medical examiner’s office. The second man who allegedly pointed a gun was found in a nearby yard and arrested without incident, the statement said. The third suspect was arrested at the scene. No police officers were injured and two weapons were recovered, the statement said.
Alex J. Benison, 35, was shot and killed during a robbery about 8:45 p.m. Friday night, in the 12200 block of South Ada Street, two blocks away from his West Pullman neighborhood home on the Far South Side. Benison, of the 12100 block of South Ada Street, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Good thing they have such strict gun control or things could really get out of hand.