50 injured and 10 killed in Chicago weekend shootings


By Jenny Goldsberry

Over the weekend, gun violence in Chicago injured 50 people and killed 10. Among the wounded are six children under the age of 15 according to the Chicago Sun-Times Wire.

A drive-by shooter targeted a party late Saturday night. The gunman shot four teenagers and a 12-year-old at a quarter to midnight while they stood on the sidewalk.

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Then, early Sunday an eight-year-old was shot by another drive-by gunman while he was riding in a car. The 28-year-old driver was also wounded.

The neighborhood of Austin saw the most violence, with 11 gunshot victims. Three of those shot subsequently died.

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