Chicago has had another bloody weekend with numerous shootings throughout the city. The number of shooting deaths reached double digits for the second week in a row.
WLS-TV “At least 50 people have been shot dead in the Chicago shootings this weekend, with 10 dead, police said,” the newspaper reported Sunday night.
In Chicago, 51 people were shot, including 12 dead, over Memorial Day weekend.
This weekend’s rampant gun violence included a tragic shooting in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago’s West Side.
A large group gathered to pay tribute to a man who died in a road accident four years ago, police said. An altercation erupted during a memorial service for the deceased man, quickly devolving into a deadly shootout. Said Adonald Gutierrez, Deputy Chief of the Chicago Police Department.
“They were celebrating outside and then something happened, an altercation happened and someone started shooting, or multiple people started shooting,” Gutierrez said at a press conference on Sunday.
Surveillance video captured the moment when gunshots were fired. Those who participate in the celebration of life run for their lives. Footage shows a man firing a gun behind a car.
A 25-year-old woman was shot dead and six others were injured. The woman was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital. Six other victims were hospitalized, including a 29-year-old man in critical condition with a chest wound.
Police continued to investigate the shooting, and no suspects had been arrested as of Sunday afternoon.
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Heartbreaking gun violence wasn’t just for the weekend.
CWB Chicago has released a terrifying video of a group of criminals armed with makeshift machine guns firing into a crowd. The disturbing video reportedly captures the fatal shooting that occurred around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Shocking footage released on Sunday shows the four armed suspects running around an open lot, hiding behind bushes and buildings. Then they all burst out and rain down gunfire on the crowd, which is not shown in the video. Two of the shooters were using machine gun-like firearms.
According to CWB Chicago, “Criminals with guns that produce automatic fire are using pistols equipped with ‘Glock switches’, an illegal aftermarket device that allows them to fire multiple rounds of semi-automatic pistols with a single trigger pull. It is highly likely that it was used.” Under State and Federal Laws. “
The shooting killed 14-year-old Pierre Johnson, who was shot in the chest. Two men, aged 18 and 19, were seriously injured. A 21-year-old man was shot in the hand.
Chicago Police Department officers responded to the shooting. When they arrived at the scene of the crime, a 16-year-old boy opened fire on them and they responded with guns.
The boy was found with a gunshot wound to his leg, but investigators said it was unclear whether the boy was shot by police or from an earlier shooting.
The juvenile was arrested and charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder against a peace officer, three counts of aggravated shooting of a vehicle occupied by a security officer, three counts of aggravated shooting of an occupied vehicle, and an illegal crime. indicted for a crime. The use of weapons by anyone under the age of 21, according to police.
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