Chicago shootings: 6 youngsters amongst 11 damage in citywide weekend gun violence


Eleven folks have been shot throughout Chicago up to now this weekend, together with three kids damage in a pair of unintended shootings lower than three hours aside.

About 10:20 p.m. Friday, a boy taking part in with a gun unintentionally shot an Eight-year-old boy and 12-year-old woman in Bronzeville on the South Aspect.

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The kid, whose age was not specified, discovered the gun and was taking part in with it inside a house when he shot the opposite two kids, in keeping with Chicago police. The Eight-year-old boy was hit within the shoulder and hand whereas the woman was grazed on her arm. They have been each taken to Comer Kids’s Hospital in honest situation.

Police stated it was unclear the place the gun got here from or who it belongs to. All three youngsters are associated.

At 7:49 p.m., a 7-year-old woman unintentionally shot her 11-year-old brother in Lawndale on the West Aspect.

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The woman was dealing with a gun when it unintentionally went off and hit her brother within the neck, police stated. He was taken to Stronger Hospital in critical situation.

Six folks have been shot in a single incident Friday night time at an condominium in Parkway Gardens on the South Aspect.

The capturing began at 9:08 p.m. throughout a gathering contained in the condominium and spilled out into the hallway in the 6500 block of South King Drive, in keeping with police. A 23-year-old lady who was armed with a handgun was taken to Stroger Hospital in crucial situation with gunshot wounds to the again, shoulder, head and stomach.

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A 14-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to the again, shoulder and decrease bottom and a 15-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to the leg and foot have been each taken to Comer Kids’s Hospital, police stated. The youthful woman was in crucial situation whereas the older woman was in good situation. One other 14-year-old woman was shot within the leg and brought to Stroger Hospital in good situation.

Chicago Fireplace Division officers stated all three teenagers have been in serious-to-critical situation.

A 20-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the face, chest and leg and an 18-year-old man with a number of gunshot wounds to the leg have been each taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart in crucial situation, authorities stated. The circumstances surrounding the capturing stay underneath investigation.

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Early Saturday, a person was shot throughout an argument at a fuel station in West City.

The 29-year-old was on the fuel station about four a.m. within the 600 block of North Ashland Avenue when somebody shot him within the hip and arm, police stated. Witnesses contained in the fuel station advised investigators they heard arguing earlier than the pictures rang out. The person drove his car to the 900 block of South Ashland, the place paramedics responded to take him to Stroger Hospital in honest situation.

The shooter might have been a male driving a silver SUV that was final seen heading north on Ashland, police stated.

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Simply over half an hour earlier than that, one other man was injured when somebody unintentionally fired a gun inside a car in Ashburn on the Southwest Aspect.

The 20-year-old advised investigators he was driving within the again seat of the car with one other male who was taking part in with a gun at three:25 a.m. within the 3200 block of West Columbus Avenue, in keeping with police. The gun unintentionally went off and the person was hit within the foot. He was listed in good situation at Holy Cross Hospital.

Final weekend, nine people were killed and 14 others were wounded in Chicago’s deadliest February weekend in 18 years.

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