A 16-year-old boy fatally shot in North Lawndale Sunday night was among three people killed by gunfire over the weekend in Chicago.
According to Chicago Police Department data, 20 people were shot in 18 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Among those victims was a 16-year-old boy who was killed just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of South Keeler Avenue. Police said he was walking in that area when two unknown males exited a dark sedan and began shooting. The boy was struck in the chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he later died.
A 45-year-old man was fatally shot just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning in the 300 block of East 75th Street. He was walking outside when he was shot in the chest by an unidentified person. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, but later died of his injuries.
A 41-year-old man was killed Saturday as he sat in his vehicle in the 4800 block of West Lexington Street. Police said he was shot by someone traveling in a silver sedan, which then fled the area. The victim was struck multiple times and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.
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