Update of Lawlessness and Violence

3 dead, 7 wounded on Sunday in Chicago, capping off bloody weekend

Blog note: Jesus indicated that one (of many) signs of the end times or the end of the age grace would be that love for one another would grow cold. Matthew 24:12, “And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” This can also be interpreted that lawlessness will abound. This includes violence, murder, terrorism, shootings, knife attacks, car/van attacks, chemical attacks and other similar acts of destructive and evil behavior. Yes, these things have occurred in time past. But consider the frequency, intensity and devastation of these types of attacks and mass school shootings. They are like birth pangs in frequency and intensity. This is just one part of the CONVERGENCE or CONVERGING of signs. End of note.

3 dead, 7 wounded on Sunday in Chicago, capping off bloody weekend

By Bradford Betz | Fox News| October 22, 2018

Three people were fatally shot and seven others wounded Sunday in what amounted to be another violent conclusion to a weekend in Chicago, The Chicago Sun-Times reported.

Police said the shootings on Sunday began after midnight when a woman, 19, and a man, 26, were fatally shot in a parked car in the city’s West Side Austin neighborhood. The unidentified woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head and the man was shot multiple times.

Around 1:45 a.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, a 32-year-old man was shot in the leg. He was taken to a hospital where his condition stabilized. Minutes later, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Northwest Side. He was also taken to a hospital where his condition stabilized.

In the afternoon a 26-year-old man on the city’s Far South Side was shot in the leg by a drive-by shooter. Police said he was transferred to a medical center in serious condition.

Later Sunday afternoon, a 37-year-old man was fatally shot in his car and two others were wounded nearby. The first man, 34, was struck in the buttocks and transferred to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other man, 32, was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital. His condition has reportedly stabilized.

Later in the evening two men, ages 20 and 27, were caught in the middle of a gunfight and wounded. Police said their injuries were not life-threatening.

Chicago’s ABC-7 reported that seven people were fatally shot and 15 others wounded since 5 p.m. on Friday.  According to The Sun-Times, Chicago residents have suffered more than 400 homicides and more than 2000 injuries from gun-related violence in 2018 alone.

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