9 dead, 45 wounded following various shootings in Chicago this weekend


So far, nine people are dead and 45 wounded as a result of multiple shootings in Chicago over the weekend. According to the Sun Times Media Wire, five men died in the span of four hours Saturday alone.

On Saturday morning, a 3-year-old boy became one of the wounded. A gunman shot the boy in the back while he was inside his own home. As a result, the boy is being treated in Comer Children’s Hospital. Chicago Police Department hasn’t put anyone in custody for his shooting yet.

Then, on Saturday night another gunman shot a 15-year-old girl. She was standing outside with a group of people around 11:20 PM when someone standing aways off opened fire. He struck another women besides the girl. But both are in good condition.

Next Chicago Police shot 28-year-old Turell Brown Sunday morning. Police were called to the scene because of a reported domestic disturbance. When they arrived, Brown had a knife. As a result of his gunshot wounds, he died.

Now, the Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting.

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