In Chicago, the weekend ended with 12 people wounded from gun violence throughout the city from Friday to Sunday night.
At 4:10 a.m. Sunday morning, a man in his 40s was shot in his right leg during an attempted robbery. He was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. On Saturday night, a 23-year-old man was struck in the chest while standing on a sidewalk after two men approached and fired several shots at him, according to NBC Chicago.
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the upper right leg and ankle around 8:30 p.m. Saturday as he was walking down a sidewalk. Police are also investigating the shooting of a 48-year-old man who was a tourist from Texas staying in a local hotel. He was shot in his chest and shoulder in what police are calling a narcotics-related incident.
A shooting that took place at a South Side restaurant on Friday night left a 25-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man wounded. The woman was shot in the head and taken in serious condition to the hospital. The man was struck in his chest.
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