More than two dozen shooting victims were reported in Chicago over another brutal weekend, including a 16-year-old boy who was hurt after what appeared to be an argument, according to investigators.
The adolescent was one of four people who were shot on Sunday night in the Washington Park neighbourhood of the South Side’s 5700 block of South Payne Drive, according to Chicago police.
According to authorities, the other casualties included a 52-year-old male who was shot in the face and chest, an 18-year-old guy who was shot in the leg and torso, and a second 18-year-old man who was shot in the thigh and buttocks.
Later thereafter, a second 18-year-old victim passed away. According to officials, the other 18-year-old and the 16-year-old were in fair condition while the 52-year-old guy was in serious condition.
According to Chicago police figures issued on Monday morning, between Friday evening and Sunday night, there were 19 reported shooting events and 28 reported shooting victims, both deadly and non-fatal.
According to authorities, at least four homicides were reported.
According to authorities, a fight between many women led to the gunshot at Washington Park. Police stated that the culprit, who was only identified as a guy, drew a gun and started shooting before running off on foot.
Police are still looking and have not yet made any arrests.
A 9-year-old girl was one of at least seven fatalities over the previous weekend. Police have reported that during the course of that weekend, there were 25 confirmed gunshot occurrences and 27 reported shooting victims, both deadly and nonfatal.