14 Killed, More Than 36 Wounded In Weekend Shootings – Where is BLM?

CBS Reports — At least 14 people were killed and 38 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

The weekend’s latest homicide happened about 3:15 a.m. Sunday in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.

Two 17-year-old boys were standing outside in the 1300 block of North Hudson, when a dark-colored vehicle drove by and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

One teenager was shot in the chest and back and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other boy suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and head and was also taken to Northwestern, where he was listed in critical condition.

About 15 minutes earlier, a 19-year-old man was killed and a 40-year-old man was wounded in a Near West Side shooting.

The men were in a car at 2:59 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Jackson when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said.

The driver tried to speed away, but their vehicle struck a parked vehicle before coming to a rest. The younger man suffered several gunshot wounds to the back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The older man was shot in the shoulder and also taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

At 2:34 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was shot in the body at in the 10700 block of South Hoxie in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. She was pronounced dead at Trinity Hospital early Sunday. Additional information was not immediately available.

About 1 a.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 7900 block of South Vernon in the South Side Chatham neighborhood and found a man lying on the sidewalk, police said. The man, thought to be between 35 and 45 years old, was shot in the head and chest and pronounced dead at the scene early Sunday.

Fifteen minutes earlier in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, officers responding to a call of shots fired found a 31-year-old man lying on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West Hirsch, according to police. He suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not provide information on any of the homicides Sunday morning.

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday, 19-year-old Luis Corona was shot to death in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was in a parked vehicle in the 4800 block of South Karlov when two males announced a robbery, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Corona tried to escape but was shot in the chest and crashed his vehicle into two parked vehicles at the end of an alley. Corona, who lived in the 6100 block of South Moody, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:25 p.m.

 


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