Chicago could not get rid of the deadly violent weekends as the death toll rose to 6 in fatal shooting episodes across the city.
28 people were wounded over the weekend and 6 lost their lives in various shooting incidents across Chicago. The city could not get rid of the harrowing shadows of violence.
Seven of the injured people were under the age of 18 years.
One incident that took place in the neighborhood of Fernwood witnessed 2 young teenage boys of age 15 and 16 being shot while standing on the sidewalk. The incident took place around 5 pm on Friday in the area of South Parnell.
The teenagers were taken to the Advocate Christ Medical Center where both are doing better and are out of danger.
The gun violence continues to plunge across Chicago as a man was fatally shot while another was critically wounded in West Englewood.
According to the authorities, a 45-year-old man was found with gunshots on his head and chest in a parked automobile in the area of South Seeley. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Advocate Christ Medical Center
Another 35-year-old man was found critically wounded outside his residence and was rushed to the Christ hospital by the Chicago Fire Department. He has been listed under observation.
According to the authorities, a young man of 22 years was shot point-blank in the North Lawndale area on Saturday afternoon. The reports suggest that the victim was lurking at the corner of West Roosevelt when an unknown person approached him and shot him directly in the head. He was transported to Mount Sinai hospital but succumbed to his wounds.
A 14 years old boy died in a shooting episode in the Roseland neighborhood of the city on Sunday. Police said that he was side walking near west 100th place when he was shot multiple times around 5 pm. He died on the spot and was later transported to a hospital.
People of all ages continue to lose lives to deadly shooting episodes across America as no serious action is taken over the gun laws by the Biden administration.