Police: 5 People Killed in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)(Michael Izquierdo / WTTW News)

A 23-year-old woman fatally shot inside a South Side home was among four people killed by gunfire across Chicago over the weekend, according to Chicago Police Department figures.

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According to Chicago Police Department figures, 29 people were shot in 25 separate shootings between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

A man was fatally shot at around 7:20 p.m. Friday in the 6700 block of Woodlawn Avenue. Officers were responding to a traffic crash in that area when they discovered the victim inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, but later died of his injuries.

A 31-year-old man was killed in the 6200 block of South Campbell at around 3:15 a.m. Saturday. Police said he’d been shot twice in the back, and a witness told them the shooter had been traveling inside a vehicle when they opened fire.

A 30-year-old man was fatally shot at around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the 7400 block of South State Street. He had gotten into a verbal argument with an unknown man before a fight broke out. The second man then produced a firearm and shot the victim in the chest.

A 23-year-old woman was killed inside a home in the 6100 block of South King Drive just before 10 p.m. Sunday. Police said the victim was found on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to her chest. She was taken to a local hospital, but died of her injuries.


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