6 Dead, 17 Wounded in Weekend Gun Violence | NBC Chicago
Six people were killed and at least 16 others were injured, including a 6-year-old girl and her grandmother in weekend shootings in Chicago. The latest shooting took place around 10:35 a.m. in the 1500 block of south Kedzie Avenue. A 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg, police said. Details weren’t immediately available Sunday. Around 4 a.m. Sunday when two people were shot in the 500 block of West Pearson Street. A 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.
Another man, 25, also shot in the incident, was later transported by someone to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Four people were shot at an Altgeld Gardens housing complex just before 2 a.m. in the 600 block of East 131st Street. A 28-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, police said. A 22-year-old man also wounded in the shooting was dropped off at Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island in stable condition.
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