Chicago Gun Violence: 5 Dead, 16 Wounded This Past Weekend

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 22:  Police investigate the scene of a shooting on June 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. One man was killed and two others were wounded in the shooting. There have been at least 29 homicides in Chicago during the first three weeks of June. More than 160 people have been shot and wounded in the city during the same period.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Gun Violence: 5 Dead, 16 Wounded This Past Weekend

Five people died and 16 were injured in shootings across the city of Chicago this past weekend, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Published November 17, 2014

Five people died and 16 were injured in shootings across the city of Chicago this past weekend, according to the Chicago Sun-Times

On Sunday evening, a 30-year-old man was found on a sidewalk with a gunshot wound in his back. He was pronounced dead at the scene in the West Pullman neighborhood. A 24-year-old man was shot while attending a basement party early Sunday. He was struck in the face and taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On the same day, a 27-year-old man was hit by a deadly bullet while in a vehicle. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and his death was confirmed by medical officials. Anthony Jackson, 22, was shot in the back while in a vehicle and died from the bullet, Saturday afternoon. His attacker was in a vehicle that pulled up alongside Jackson's vehicle and then opened fire.

Zoraida Feliciano, 33, was shot in the head while sitting in a vehicle in front of her home Saturday evening. A man who had been sitting in the vehicle with Feliciano before going inside their home, re-entered the vehicle and attempted to drive her to the hospital before crashing. Feliciano was taken by an ambulance to the hospital where she was pronounced dead at 1:03 p.m., the Sun-Times reports. 

There have been 286 deaths by gun violence in Chicago in 2014, according to data collected by Red Eye Chicago's homicide tracker.

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