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6 Dead, 17 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS CHICAGO) — Six people were killed and at least 17 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning.

The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened at 4:33 p.m. Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, leaving two men dead and another four wounded. The six men were standing in a group in the 3500 block of West Van Buren when a white, four-door car, possibly a Chevrolet Impala, pulled up and multiple people got out and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

The weekend’s latest nonfatal shooting happened about 9:40 p.m. Sunday in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side. A 17-year-old boy was walking on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of East 83rd Street when people fired shots from a light-colored sedan, striking him in the right leg, police said. The boy was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

At least 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city between 4 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday.

Thirty-two people were shot in the city last weekend, leaving three dead. Chicago has seen at least 146 homicides so far this year.

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