Chicago Weekend Violence: 9 Killed, 34 Wounded So Far In Shootings Since Friday Evening

  • Written by  A.P.,source:Chicago cbs local
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CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 43 people have been shot, nine of them fatally, so far this weekend across Chicago, including one deadly shooting at a party in the South Austin neighborhood and another on a porch in Englewood.

The Englewood shooting happened at 3:58 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Bishop Street, police said. The victims were on a porch on the block when a vehicle passed by and two assailants got out and opened fire striking them all.

A 35-year-old man was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital of Cook County. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the right hip and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

A 60-year-old man was suffered a graze wound to the lower back and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, and a 26-year-old woman was shot in the right hand and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition.

In West Rogers Park, a shooting left a woman with a graze wound to the head, and left a firehouse and several other buildings riddled with bullets.



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