In the weekend gun violence in Chicago, 6 people were killed and 7 more were injured

In shootings over the weekend in Chicago, six people were killed and seven teenagers were among the other 28 wounded.

According to police statistics, around a third of the shootings took place in two adjacent South Side police districts that include the neighborhoods of Woodlawn, South Shore, Grand Crossing, Chatham, and Auburn Gresham.

In two districts, the 3rd and the 6th, shootings and murders are down, but overall crime in each is up from a year ago, by 45% in the 3rd and 28% in the 6th.

Friday night in South Shore, a man was hit by a car as he was riding a scooter. He then tried to flee but was shot dead by someone in the Hyundai Sonata that hit him, according to Chicago police. The attack took place about 6:15 o’clock. authorities say it happened in the 2300 block of East 71st Street. After the collision, the 22-year-old male began to flee as gunfire from within the vehicle hit him in the head and chest. At University of Chicago Medical Center, he passed away.

In Washington Park on the South Side, a guy was discovered dead from a gunshot wound on Friday night. Around 8:20 p.m., a 45-year-old male was found lying in the grass with a gunshot wound to his chest. cops say on the 600 block of East 60th Street. At the University of Chicago Medical Center, he was declared dead after being transported there.

Near the Chinatown CTA Red Line station early on Saturday, two individuals were fatally shot. According to police, someone opened fire on the guys around 2:15 in the morning as they stood on a sidewalk in the first block of West Cermak Road, close to the Cermak-Chinatown stop. Police reported that one of the guys, 30, was shot in the chest and was declared dead at the scene. The Cook County medical examiner’s office reports that the other victim, 40-year-old Luis Delgado, passed away after being admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and back.

Early on Sunday morning in Englewood on the South Side, a person was discovered shot to death inside a car. Around 12:20 a.m., he was discovered with a gunshot wound to the left side of his head in the passenger seat of an automobile. according to police, in the 7000 block of South Ada Street. At the scene, he was identified as dead.

In the backyard of a West Pullman residence on the Far South Side, a man was discovered shot to death Sunday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the 28-year-old male was discovered with numerous gunshot wounds to his torso. cops reported that at the 12400 block of South Harvard Avenue. At the scene, he was pronounced dead.

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