Chicago Gun Violence: 2 Dead, 5 Wounded This Past Weekend

Chicago Gun Violence: 2 Dead, 5 Wounded This Past Weekend

Two men were shot and killed in Chicago and five other people were injured in gun violence this past weekend.

Published February 2, 2015

The first weekend of February began with two men fatally shot and five people injured in Chicago gun violence, according to the Chicago Sun Times

On Saturday morning, Savoy Young, 22, was found in an alley with several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

On Friday evening, Leanrew Harper, 34, was shot dead on his own block in the West Englewood neighborhood. He was struck several times and pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been 28 deaths due to gun violence in Chicago since 2015 began, according to Red Eye Chicago homicide tracker. 

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