2 People Killed in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago: Police

(WTTW News)(WTTW News)

A man who was fatally shot following a parking lot altercation on the Southwest Side was one of two people killed by gunfire over the weekend across Chicago.

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According to Chicago Police Department data, 11 people were shot in 11 separate incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

A 41-year-old man was shot and killed at around 1:45 a.m. Saturday in the 4700 block of West 47th Street. According to police, he had gotten into a physical altercation with a pair of women in a parking lot in that area, when one of the women produced a handgun and shot the man in the armpit. He later died of his injuries at a local hospital.

Police said the woman had a concealed carry license and had turned herself in for questioning after the shooting.

A 44-year-old man was fatally shot in the 3000 block of West Taylor Street just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday. He was found inside a parked vehicle with a gunshot wound to the face and was pronounced dead on scene. Police said Area Four detectives are investigating.

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