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Another bloody weekend in Chicago saw more than two dozen shooting victims, including a 16-year-old boy who was wounded following an apparent argument, authorities said.
The teen was one of four victims struck by gunfire Sunday night in the 5700 block of South Payne Drive in the South Side neighborhood of Washington Park, Chicago police said.
The other victims included a 52-year-old man shot in the face and chest, an 18-year-old man shot his leg and torso and a second 18-year-old man shot in his thigh and buttocks, police said.
The second 18-year-old victim later died. While the 52-year-old man was in critical conditions, the other 18-year-old and the 16-year-old were in fair condition, according to authorities.
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The four victims of a shooting in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood include a 16-year-old boy, two 18-year-old men and a 52-year-old man, police said. (FOX32 Chicago WFLD)
Chicago police statistics released Monday morning showed there were 19 reported shooting incidents and 28 reported shooting victims, fatal and non-fatal, from Friday evening to Sunday night.
There were at least four homicides reported, according to police.
No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting in Washington Park. (FOX32 Chicago WFLD)
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The shooting in Washington Park unfolded after an argument among several women broke out, police said. A suspect identified only as an unknown male pulled out a firearm and opened fire before fleeing on foot, police added.
A suspect described only as an unknown male opened fire on the victims after an argument between women broke out, police said. (FOX32 Chicago WFLD)
No arrests have been made and police are continuing to investigate.
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Over the previous weekend, a 9-year-old girl was among at least seven people killed. There were 25 reported shooting incidents and 27 reported shooting victims, fatal and nonfatal, during that weekend, police have reported.