Chicago Gun Violence: 4 Dead, 13 Wounded This Past Weekend

  Chicago police search for evidence near where two people, including a toddler believed to be four-years-old, were shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on July 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The child was reported to be in stable condition after getting shot twice in the abdomen.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Gun Violence: 4 Dead, 13 Wounded This Past Weekend

In the first weekend of October, four people have been killed and 13 wounded in gun violence across the city of Chicago.

Published October 7, 2013

The first weekend of October ended with four deaths and 13 wounded in gun violence across the city of Chicago that began on Friday. 

The latest victim in the string of attacks was in his late 20s and found dead in an alley Sunday morning, according to NBC Chicago

A 36-year-old man was struck in the head and the abdomen, after an argument with another man Friday about 7:50 p.m., according to the Chicago Tribune. The man tried to escape gunfire by running across the street. He was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

On Saturday afternoon, two 19-year-old men were shot. One of them was struck in the head and died later after he was taken to the hospital. Another victim, a 46-year-old man, was killed after he was shot in the head while standing outside. 

A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old girl were among the wounded. They were shot while sitting on a porch. Another teen, 15, was struck in the back and leg while he was standing in an alley. 


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 (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Written by Natelege Whaley

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