C'erano 41 sparatorie segnalate da 6 p.m. dal venerdì al 11:59 p.m. Domenica, Il dipartimento di polizia di Chicago ha detto. Fuori da 55 vittime di sparatorie totali, i due più giovani sono rimasti feriti in incidenti separati domenica.
Poco dopo 6:45 p.m., the 15-year-old boy was standing outside on South Evans Avenue in the city’s Burnside neighborhood when he was shot once in his lower leg, ha detto la polizia. The only details provided by police about the shooting was that the victim said he “heard several shots and felt pain.”
He was taken to a local hospital, where he was expected to survive.
Just hours later and roughly two-and-a-half miles away, the 11-year-old girl was struck once in the lower back during a drive-by shooting, ha detto la polizia. Witnesses told officers “they saw a unidentified occupant fire several shots from a red vehicle.”
A family member rushed the girl to Roseland Hospital with serious injuries, ha detto la polizia.
Officers are still looking for the gunmen in both incidents.
Earlier Sunday morning, eight people were shot in the Burnside section. Police said the group of people was standing on the sidewalk of South Cottage Grove around 4 a.m. when two people opened fire from inside a silver sedan. Victims ranged in age from 28 per 38, ha detto la polizia. Preliminarily, no one appears to have died from their injuries.
Nel frattempo, the murder victims include a 24-year-old man who was found around 10 p.m. Friday unresponsive in his car, cops said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest. He was rushed to an area hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.
Police are still investigating the shooting and said they do not yet have a description of the suspect.
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