Chicago Gun Violence: 4 People Dead, 11 Injured This Past Weekend

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 08: A marker stis near a shell casing found in the street following a shooting in the Marquette Park neighborhood on May 8, 2013 in Chicago Illinois. Two men, reported to be gang members aged 19 and 22, were wounded in the incident after someone opened fire from a passing car. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Gun Violence: 4 People Dead, 11 Injured This Past Weekend

Four people died and 11 were injured in Chicago gun violence this past weekend.

Published November 10, 2014

Four people died and 11 were injured in Chicago gun violence this past weekend, according to the Chicago Sun-Times

Deon Gilbert, a 15-year-old boy, was among the victims. He was killed Friday night when the driver of a vehicle shot him in the abdomen while he was walking in the South Deering neighborhood, the Sun-Times reports. He later died at the Comer Children's Hospital.

On Monday morning, a 26-year-old man was shot in the face while he stood in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood. Luis Zuniga, 44, was in his driveway Sunday afternoon when someone shot at him from another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. 

In a gang-related shooting, Johnathan Cartwright, 18, was struck by a bullet in the head Saturday evening. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

There have been 311 homicides by gun violence in Chicago so far in 2014, according to data collected by Red Eye Chicago.

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Written by Natelege Whaley

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