This weekend, there have been at least four fatalities in the city of Chicago. In a plea to city officials, a grieving mother said, ‘The City of Chicago, we have to do something, this has to stop,’ she said.
There were no signs of a slowdown in the city’s escalating crime problem over the Mother’s Day holiday weekend. According to reports in the media, at least four people were killed and 18 others were injured in shootings in Windy City on Sunday evening.
During a confrontation with a homeowner in the front yard, Larry Purnell, 64, was shot once in the chest. Following his discovery, he was taken to the hospital where he was later determined to be deceased. According to The News God, Chicago police have stated that he was not the intended victim of the attack.