Weekend gun violence leaves 4 dead and 42 wounded in Chicago

Reprinted from Sara Carter's news page.


By Jenny Goldsberry

Gun violence killed four people and wounded 42 in Chicago this weekend. Eleven teenagers were among the wounded according to NBC Chicago.

Sunday was the deadliest night. Three of the fatal shootings happened within 20 minutes on Sunday. From 2:30 AM to 2:50 AM, a man was shot in the face, another man was shot in the chest and back, and another was shot in the chest, arm and shoulder. Police do not have any suspects in custody in relation to either shootings.

Among the teenage victims, five were shot after the hours of 10 PM Friday night in various shootings. A 15 year old and a 19 year old were shot in their car. Then, a 14 year old was shot on his own porch. After that two 16 year olds were shot while walking on the street.

Next, a gunshot wounded a sixth teenager while he was walking on the street just after 10 PM. On Sunday, five more teenagers were hurt in shootings spread from midnight to about 4:30 PM. While none have died, two are in critical condition. One of the two, a 19 year old, even refused to cooperate with police. Another 14-year-old girl refused treatment after a bullet grazed her arm.

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