At least 44 shot and seven killed in weekend violence across Chicago

At least 44 shot and seven killed in weekend violence across Chicago
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At least seven people were killed and 44 were wounded from gun violence in Chicago over the weekend, according to the Chicago Police Department.

On Saturday morning, a man, 52, and two women, 62 and 24, were shot outside of a gas station. The older woman died.

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Saturday afternoon, a man, 34, was shot in the neck and killed in West Garfield Park.

That night, a 19-year-old man was slain in Back of the Yards on the South Side. He died after being shot in the chest.

A man, 30, was killed, and another was critically wounded Saturday night in Marquette Park after someone opened fire on their vehicle.


Hours later, six people were shot, one 39-year-old man fatally, in Calumet Heights on the South Side.

Roughly four hours later, a 29-year-old was shot in the head and pronounced dead in another mass shooting on the West Side. Four others were also wounded.

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In addition, 29 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday, according to a city report.

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