CHICAGO - While thousands lined the streets around Wrigley Field late Sunday night, celebrating the Chicago Cubs squeaker of a win over the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 World Series Game 5, just a few miles away, 17 Chicagoans were killed and 44 wounded on Chicago's violent Westside.
The latest killing took place at 4:00 am Monday morning, just as Cubs fans' started home after a long night of safety and partying.
The tale of two drastically different communities within one city raises the question: How can the environments so near each other be so different?
Cubs' fans were paying thousands of dollars to watch their favorite baseball team, which hasn't won a World Series since 1908. Less than five miles away, gangland killings ruled the weekend - and this weekend was the worst this October.
Stats from HeyJackass.com show 70 shot and killed in October, 334 shot and wounded.
HeyJackass.com lists the shootings and their locations while the city focused on three World Series games at Wrigley Field Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.