Over 30 People Shot During Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago

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CHICAGO — Another deadly holiday weekend unfolded in Chicago, with dozens shot across the city since Saturday.

Over the past few days, more than 30 individuals have fallen victim to gun violence, including a 5-year-old girl who was fatally shot on the Near West Side early Sunday morning.

On Saturday, at least 11 people were shot across the city, with the number rising to 18 by Sunday.

Among Sunday’s incidents was a South Side shooting that left two people injured and a third dead.

On Monday, three shootings occurred before 9 a.m., with at least two of them being deadly and claiming the lives of two men.

Due to the holiday, CPD has not yet released the crime statistics for the weekend. However, currently, shootings are down 8% compared to last year’s numbers, homicides have dropped by 17%, and overall crime has fallen by 12%

Gabriel Castillo
Gabriel Castillo
Digital Reporter.

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