Monday, December 6

Tag: Gun Violence

At least 21 shot, 3 killed in overnight shootings across Chicago
Crime

At least 21 shot, 3 killed in overnight shootings across Chicago

At least 21 people were shot in Chicago overnight, with three people having died from their injuries, according to police. A 24-year-old man was killed and a woman in her 20s was critically injured in a shooting in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the two individuals were in the 3200 block of West Division Street at approximately 9:13 p.m. when two to three unknown perpetrators attacked them and began shooting. The man was struck once to the head and was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The woman was struck to the neck and was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. There is no one in custody and the shooting is under investigation. A 20-year-old man was injured in a shooting in t...
11-year-old girl shot on South Side among at least 57 shot over weekend
Crime

11-year-old girl shot on South Side among at least 57 shot over weekend

An 11-year-old girl is in serious condition after a drive-by shooting Sunday night in Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood. Officers say the girl was shot in the lower back around 9 p.m. after an unidentified occupant of a red vehicle opened fire in the 11700 block of S. Michigan. The girl was taken to Roseland Hospital by a family member, police stated. The girl is one of at least 57 people who were shot in Chicago this weekend, with four people having died from their injuries. On Monday, CPD Superintendent David Brown is expected to speak on the department’s public safety strategy as the city aims to mitigate gun violence. No suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.
A follower accused Tiwa Savage of promoting rape, drugs and gun violence. She Reacts
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A follower accused Tiwa Savage of promoting rape, drugs and gun violence. She Reacts

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tiwa Savage, has released venom on a follower who accused her of promoting rape, illicit drug, gun violence and cultism. In a bid to get the government’s attention on the mishappenings in Nigeria, the singer has started a #WeAreTired campaign, calling for the end of all senseless killings, rape, unemployment and poor governance. A follower of her’s stormed the comment section to accuse her of being the reason for the social vices listed. According to her, Tiwa Savage These accusations invoked the wrath of Tiwa who launched an attack on her saying, she is disgusting and a devil. See image below: TAGS
Gun Violence: Amnesty International warns against travelling to the US
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Gun Violence: Amnesty International warns against travelling to the US

Amnesty International has issued a travel warning calling for possible travelers and visitors to the United States to exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the country due to the rampant gun violence. “Travelers to the United States should remain cautious that the country does not adequately protect people’s right to be safe, regardless of who they might be. People in the United States cannot reasonably expect to be free from harm – a guarantee of not being shot is impossible. Once again, it is chillingly clear that the U.S. government is unwilling to ensure protection against gun violence” said Ernest Coverson, campaign manager for the End Gun Violence Campaign at Amnesty International USA. The travel advisory addressed growing gun violence, mostly hate crimes, includin...
Oprah Pledges $500,000 To “March For Our Lives” Cause Against Gun Violence
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Oprah Pledges $500,000 To “March For Our Lives” Cause Against Gun Violence

Oprah Winfrey has announced she will be pledging the sum of $500,000 to the March For Our Lives movement. Oprah made the announcement on her Twitter page, writing that she will be joining Amal and George Clooney who have also pledged $500,000. She wrote: George and Amal, I couldn’t agree with you more. I am joining forces with you and will match your $500,000 donation to ‘March For Our Lives.’ These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the 60s who also said we’ve had ENOUGH and our voices will be heard. Oprah isn’t the only one following in the Clooneys footsteps, as hours after the couple announced that they will be making a pledge in the name of their 8-month-old twins Alexander and Ella, veteran studio chef Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife Marilyn also annou...
Rihanna Mourns The Loss Of Her Close Cousin To Gun Violence
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Rihanna Mourns The Loss Of Her Close Cousin To Gun Violence

Rihanna took to Instagram to mourn her cousin who died as a result of gun violence. Though she didn't give much details, she revealed she held him in her arms last night. She wrote RIP cousin... can't believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man! ???❤ #endgunviolence

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