The temperature in Chicago rose to its warmest temperature so far this year this past weekend, and with that came an increase in gun violence. There were 36 people shot and among them four were killed in the attacks.
One of the victims was Gakirah Barnes, 17, who was fatally shot on Friday afternoon in the West Woodlawn neighborhood. There were at least 27 incidents in the area, after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Later Friday night, Shannon Mack, 34, died of multiple gun shot wounds on the porch of a home.
On Sunday, Joshua Martinez, 20, was shot several times and killed outside a home in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing. An hour and a half later, Corey Brownlee, 32, was struck in the chest and was pronounced dead at Stoger Hospital.
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