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GOOD GUY WITH A GUN: Licensed Gun Owner ‘Aids Injured Cop’ in Chicago Shootout

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.14.18

An unidentified civilian with a concealed-carry permit aided an injured police officer during a terrifying shootout in the Chicago suburbs Thursday night; receiving widespread praise from city officials and the local community.

The confrontation began when police attempted to pull over a suspicious vehicle for a “routine traffic stop” just outside the city limits.

The driver exited the highway before opening fire with an automatic weapon.

“We were lucky enough to have a citizen on the street there’s who’s a concealed-carry holder, and he’s also engaged in gunfire,” said Superintendent Jerry Chlada.

“He got out and started helping the police, which is something I’ve got to be proud of,” Cicero town President Larry Dominick told the Sun-Times.

Read the full story at Fox News.

GANGLAND CHAOS: Chicago Activists SHUT DOWN HIGHWAY to ‘Target Affluent’

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.02.18

Anti-gun protesters shut-down a major highway in the nation’s third-largest city Thursday, creating traffic chaos as Chicago police scrambled to contain the mass demonstrations.

According to the Associated Press, the planned march in the Windy City effectively stopped traffic along Lake Shore Drive, with demonstrators telling local news they’re “willing to be arrested” to highlight the region’s spiraling crime crisis.

“I’m hoping we have enough to…block traffic, to be a disruptive force” said one of the event’s organizers. “This is an act of civil disobedience.”

“You want to go where they chill out and relax,” he added.

Read the full story at the AP.

GANGLAND: 53 Shot, 10 DEAD Over the Weekend in ‘GUN FREE’ Chicago

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.06.18

Gun violence in the nation’s third largest city spiked over the weekend, leaving 53 people injured and at least ten dead as Chicago struggles to clamp-down on the escalating gang clashes sweeping the region.

According to ABC Chicago, city officials plan to hold high-level meetings Monday to ease public concerns after the bloody weekend; citing recent statistics that show gun deaths down so far this year.

“The violence has spilled over into Monday morning, including a murder that happened just after midnight in the Roseland neighborhood not far from Chicago State University,” writes ABC. “A person in a ski-mask fired shots at two people standing in front of a home. A 50-year-old man died a 55-year-old woman was hurt.”

“Detectives are working around the clock to investigate the incidents, build a timeline of events and identify any shooter,” said the Chicago Police Chief. “We’ll also be conducting coordinated enforcement missions to target individuals that are driving the violence in these areas and focus on where we believe retaliatory violence may occur.”

Read the full story here.

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