Crime 56 shot, 11 fatally, in weekend shootings

01:25  18 july  2017
01:25  18 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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Dozens of people have been wounded in Chicago shootings this weekend . (WLS). A 15-year-old boy was shot in the face at 11 : 56 p.m. Saturday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Eleven men were killed and at least 37 other people have been wounded in shootings over Christmas weekend across Chicago. The gun violence since Friday evening has surpassed the toll over the same four-day holiday last year, when 30 people were shot across the city.

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53 Shot , 12 Fatally , in Christmas Weekend Shootings Across Chicago. Link. Embed. A violent year in Chicago appears poised to grind to the end of the calendar, as 11 men were killed and at least 49 more people were wounded in shootings across the city over Christmas weekend .

Last year’s Independence Day weekend , which was one day shorter than this year’s, ended with 66 people shot , four of them fatally — a total that actually The holiday weekend ’s latest fatal shooting happened shortly after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

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Eleven people were killed and 45 were wounded in weekend shootings from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, including an attack that left a 10-year-old boy dead and a police-involved shooting after police said a passenger in a traffic stop had refused to put down a gun.

More than half of the victims were hurt or killed during an 18-hour period from Saturday night to Sunday morning, police said. In that period, three people were killed in the Lawndale, South Shore and Princeton Park neighborhoods. Among those killed was Willie Cooper, 58, who worked at the South Side anti-violence organization Lilydale Outreach.

Police work the scene where one person was shot on the 5500 block of South Throop Street Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Chicago.© Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS Police work the scene where one person was shot on the 5500 block of South Throop Street Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Chicago. The night before, 10-year-old Gustavo Garcia was fatally shot in the back while riding in a car with his stepfather and another man in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side. About 11:15 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of East 97th Street, a gray sedan pulled up next to the SUV Gustavo was riding in, and someone inside the sedan then opened fire, police said.

Teen boy among 12 wounded in city shootings

  Teen boy among 12 wounded in city shootings After a 15-year-old boy was grazed in the head in a shooting early Saturday, a man stood near the ambulance and suggested officials throw holy water on the Roseland block. "This block has death on it," he said. "They need to put holy water on it."The 15-year-old boy had been walking about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 11400 block of South Harvard Avenue when someone inside a dark-colored car shot at him, grazing him in the head. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

11 killed, 48 wounded in Christmas weekend shootings in Chicago. The shooter then ran away. James Gill, 18, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene, and 21-year-old Roy Gill III died of multiple gunshot wounds at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to police and the

The first fatal shooting of the weekend left a teenage girl dead on the city's South Side. Earlier on Sunday, a man was fatally shot outside a Pink Line CTA station on the Southwest Side.

After the barrage of gunfire, the driver of Gustavo's car tried to get away quickly and happened to approach the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident in the 3200 block of East 95th Street, about a half-mile from the shooting, police said. The occupants got the attention of an officer at the crash.

Gustavo was taken to Comer Children's Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:08 a.m. Saturday, according to the medical examiner's office.

“The chaplains came in and the doctors came in and put the family in a conference room and explained to them that he did not make it, that he succumbed to his injuries,” said community activist and family spokesman Andrew Holmes.

Gustavo is the fourth child to die in a shooting in Chicago so far this year, according to data compiled by the Tribune. In total, 14 children 12 years old or younger have been shot so far this year, according to Tribune data.

On the Northwest Side, a man believed to be 18 years old was shot after police said he failed to put down a gun and threatened officers during a traffic stop early Sunday.

Just before 3:10 a.m., a uniformed officer and a sergeant for the Grand Central district stopped a vehicle carrying four people in the 2800 block of North Mulligan Avenue in the Belmont Central neighborhood, said Al Nagode, deputy chief for the Chicago Police Department.

When the 18-year-old, one of the passengers, did not put his weapon down, the two officers opened fire.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, said Anthony Guglielmi, a police spokesman.

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