Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded in weekend gun violence

Six Killed, 22 Wounded in Weekend Gun Violence in Chicago

A 6 year old girl was among the injured

by The Grio, July 22, 2013

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Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded in weekend gun violence

Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded in weekend gun violence

Six people were killed and at least 22 others were injured, including a 6-year-old girl, 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, 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.

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