BET Experience 2017!

Chicago Gun Violence: 1 Killed, 20 Wounded This Past Weekend

Chicago Gun Violence: 1 Killed, 20 Wounded This Past Weekend

One man was killed and 20 other people were injured in gun violence throughout Chicago this past weekend, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Published December 8, 2014

One man was killed and 20 other people were injured in gun violence throughout the city of Chicago this past weekend, ABC 7 Chicago reports.

Mutahir Rauf, a 23-year-old student at Loyola University Chicago, was struck Friday evening in his chest and head after being targeted in an attempted robbery. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The youngest reported injured victim was a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the lower right leg Saturday morning. He was walking with his father and a suspect in a passing vehicle opened fire. The boy was not the intended victim of the attack, which police believe was gang related. He was taken to an area hospital, treated and listed in good condition. 

There have been 338 homicides as a result of gun violence in Chicago so far in 2014, according Red Eye Chicago homicide tracker.


Follow Natelege Whaley on Twitter: @Natelege_.

BET National News - Keep up to date with breaking news stories from around the nation, including headlines from the hip hop and entertainment world. Click 
here to subscribe to our newsletter. 

(Photo: WLS-TV/ABC Local News, Chicago)

Written by Natelege Whaley

COMMENTS

Latest in news