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

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

Four people were killed and 13 were wounded this past weekend in Chicago this past weekend, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Published April 6, 2015

The first weekend of April ended with four people killed and 13 people wounded in the Windy City, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The most recent fatal shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood. Milon Carvis, 42, was struck in the torso when a gunman walked up and fired shots while he was standing on a sidewalk with a group. 

Earlier Saturday, Martell J. Lawrence, a 16-year-old boy, was shot in the head and was found on the ground by police in the Englewood neighborhood. He died at the scene. Azun Buckner, 18, died after being struck by a barrage of bullets in a gang-related incident in Englewood on Friday.

Jerome Anderson, 22, was walking near Washington Park when someone in a vehicle fired shots at the man. He was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead Friday.

So far in 2015, there have been 80 people killed by gun violence in Chicago, according to Red Eye Chicago homicide tracker.

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Written by Natelege Whaley


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