Shooting May Mark Bloody Memorial Day Weekend on Chicago’s West Side [Video]


Chicago, North Lawndale area: An adult black male was shot at approximately 2:23 a.m. CT, at 1251 South Independence Blvd. Videographer Untrail D. Boyd reports that the location of the shooting was near four other shootings on which he has reported over the past several weeks. Boyd arrived at the scene soon after the shooting had taken place.


The Guardian Liberty Voice photojournalist says that, upon his arrival, he witnessed several females, who appeared to be acquaintances of the victim, standing around in shock as the ambulance placed the wounded man inside the emergency vehicle. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Hospital.

There is no further information pertaining to this incident, however, Boyd notes that the shooting may mark the beginning of a bloody Memorial Day weekend on Chicago’s West Side.

Written by DiMarkco Chandler
Videographer: Untrail D. Boyd

Video Captured by Untrail D. Boyd
Images Courtesy of Untrail D. Boyd – Used With Permission