Dozens shot over deadly Chicago Easter weekend

Chicago experienced a violent Easter weekend, with 33 people being shot, according to police.

Seven of those shot were killed, Chicago police announced, per ABC 7 Chicago. The majority of the shootings occurred between 8 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday.

One of the shootings was a mass shooting, killing one woman, 19, and injuring four others. The suspect opened fire at the group, who were in a business, at approximately 1 a.m. Police said the circumstances of the shooting weren’t known, and no one is in custody.

The level of the violence drew national attention, with Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) blaming it on the Democratic leadership of the city.

“33 shot. 7 killed. Easter weekend,” Jordan wrote on X. “Democrat-run Chicago.”

33 shot. 7 killed. Easter weekend.

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