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Chicago News Crew Robbed at Gunpoint...
« on: August 28, 2023, 04:00:03 PM »
....while covering armed robbery.

How well are Chicago’s restrictive gun laws working out? Pretty good, at least from the perspective of armed criminals, who have an almost endless supply of unarmed victims to choose from. The website CWBChicago reports that at least 30 people were targeted by armed robbers in a twelve hour span Sunday night into Monday morning, including a news crew who had set up a live shot at the scene of an earlier robbery.

The newspeople were in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee early Monday when three or four masked men robbed them, according to preliminary information from the scene. An officer said the robbers were Black males wearing ski masks—one with a rifle, the others with handguns.

Without identifying the victims as a news crew, a Chicago police spokesperson confirmed that a 28-year-old man and a 42-year-old man were outside in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee when a black SUV and a gray sedan pulled up around 4:53 a.m.

Three men got out of the vehicles wearing ski masks and displaying guns. They took the victims’ belongings and fled southbound, police said. An initial police dispatch said the robbers took the journalists’ TV camera, but that has not been confirmed. They are the second Chicago TV news unit to be robbed this month.
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Re: Chicago News Crew Robbed at Gunpoint...
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2023, 04:38:45 PM »
Thank goodness the news crew wasn’t armed or someone might have gotten hurt.  <remove tongue from cheek>
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Re: Chicago News Crew Robbed at Gunpoint...
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2023, 09:03:34 AM »
the irony....

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Re: Chicago News Crew Robbed at Gunpoint...
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2023, 12:00:51 AM »
If it was anywhere else in the world, it wold sound like fake news. But in Chi-Com-Go, reality is like a bad joke.
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