Chicago Gun Violence: 12 People Wounded This Past Weekend

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 10: A woman signs a makeshift memorial to three men who were shot and killed yesterday as police comb the South Shore neighborhood for clues to the crime on October 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Sylvester Solomon, 27, Darrius Morris, 23, and Rasheed Trull, 16, were killed when a gunman opened fire from a car while they were standing in front of an apartment complex. Trull's twin brother Raheem, who was also at the scene, escaped without injuries after taking cover behind parked cars.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Gun Violence: 12 People Wounded This Past Weekend

Twelve people were wounded in gun violence in Chicago this past weekend.

Published November 11, 2013

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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  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Written by Natelege Whaley


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