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Weekend violence: Man killed, 3 teenagers wounded in separate shootings across Chicago since Friday

Weekend violence: Man killed, 3 teenagers wounded in separate shootings across Chicago since Friday

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One person was killed and at least three others injured in shootings across Chicago earlier in the weekend.

A man was fatally shot in West Englewood on Friday night. The 29-year-old was inside a home on the 5600 block of South Throop Street around 9:10 p.m. when another person pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, Chicago Police Department said. He died at the University of Chicago Medical Center. A 14-year-old boy was shot dead about half an hour later in North Lawndale on the West Side. Just before 9:40 p.m., the boy sustained two gunshot wounds to his wrist while inside the 900 block of South Independence Boulevard, police said. A 15-year-old boy was injured in a shooting about three hours earlier in Greater Grand Crossing on the South Side. The boy was in a car on the 400 block of East 71st Street around 6:20 p.m. when someone opened fire, hitting him in the chest, police said. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital where he was listed in good condition. A third teenager was in good condition after being shot dead on the West Side early Saturday. The 15-year-old boy was a passenger in a car that was traveling around the 400 block of South Western Avenue around 4 a.m. when someone pulled up in a black sedan and an occupant began shooting, police said. The boy was shot in the shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital.

According to the Sun-Times, at least 20 children have been shot dead in Chicago so far this year, three of them fatally.

Four children were shot dead in the city at the same time last year, one fatally.

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