Published On: Mon, Jun 28th, 2021

Chicago Weekend Shootings Leave at Least 5 Dead, 77 Wounded: Reports

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Shootings in Chicago over the weekend left at least five people dead and 77 wounded, according to police statistics and media reports. At least seven of the surviving victims were 17 or younger. The weekend violence included a mass shooting, with 11 people shot on June 27, leaving one dead and at least two in serious condition, according to Chicago Police Department statistics. The Chicago Fire Department said first responders were called to respond to the scene of the mass shooting at 63rd Street and Artesian Avenue in Chicago Lawn. Chicago police later said the victims were gathered outside when three unknown male suspects emerged from an alley and fired shots into the crowd; none of the suspects are in custody as detectives continue to investigate. A separate mass shooting on June 27 on 71st Street near Clyde Avenue left one woman dead and five others wounded, according to CBS Chicago. Meanwhile, … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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