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Chicago saw approximately 52 people shot over the Fourth of July weekend, a slight decrease from last year’s numbers. Of the 52 people shot over Independence Day weekend, about six people died from their wounds, reports the Chicago Tribune. The first fatal shootings happened late Friday night, in which three men were killed in the South Side Englewood …

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Chicago saw approximately 52 people shot during Memorial Day weekend, despite a heavier police presence throughout the city. Seven people died from their wounds in a spate of violence that lasted from Friday evening to early Tuesday morning, reports NBC News. One victim, a 15-year-old boy, died from a gunshot wound in the back as part of …

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  Chicago saw 34 people wounded from gun injuries in a spate a violence over Easter weekend. Twenty-three were shot during just a seven hour period between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. The lone death over the weekend happened early Sunday morning. One man shot at two other men, one of whom succumbed to …

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  A family is demanding an apology after Chicago police incorrectly raided their home Thursday. The Franklin family woke up early that morning to find Chicago police pounding on their door, reports Fox 32. Police told Ashanti Franklin to open the door because they were looking for someone named Gregory King. “He says to me …

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Thirty-two people were injured during shootings in Chicago over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Chicago police said eight people died from gunshots and twenty-four people suffered from gun violence, reports ABC 7 Chicago. The first deadly shooting happened Friday around 4 p.m. A 21-year-old male argued with another person who retaliated by shooting at him. …

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