No less than 14 individuals had been shot, 4 of them fatally, Friday into Saturday night time in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s (D) Chicago.
ABC 7 / Chicago Solar-Occasions reported the weekend’s first deadly capturing occurred round 10:40 p.m. Friday at an residence complicated “within the 8000 block of South Hermitage Avenue.” A 44-year-old man was shot within the again and located in a hallway. He was transported to a hospital, the place he died.
Police responded to calls of capturing Saturday round 3 a.m. and located a person, age unknown, with a gunshot wound to his head mendacity in an alley “within the 8000 block of South Union Avenue.” The person died on the scene.
Round 8:40 a.m. Saturday a 30-year-old was shot whereas inside “a house within the 12000 blk. of S. Prairie.” He was within the dwelling with a 31-year-old girl and she or he was additionally shot. The person died and the girl is in essential situation.
Simply over an hour later, a 25-year-old man was shot in a drive-by capturing “within the 5000 block of West forty fifth Road.” He was transported to a hospital the place he died.
A database maintained by the Solar-Occasions reveals 415 individuals had been killed in Chicago January 1, 2023, via August 9, 2023.
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