Nine people were shot with three fatalities over the weekend in Chicago as the trend toward violence continues there.
All of the fatalities were adult men between the age of 27 and 43. The number of shootings was actually lower than many other weekends have been in 2021, but it is also a very cold time of year to be outside.
In other news, a police officer was robbed while on duty Monday by two men, one with a knife and one with a gun.
The brazenness of the act shows how little respect some now have for police in this age where many think police should be defunded.
A total of 299 people have been shot so far this year through February 9, 2021 in Chicago.
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