It was another violent weekend in Chicago with 36 shooting victims, four dead and dozens wounded.
On Friday, a 4-year-old boy was shot in the arm and his 27-year-old mother died from a gunshot wound to the head after they were ambushed in an alley. Police say the shooting was gang-related and that the woman’s 19-year-old gang-banger boyfriend knew about the ambush and ran away. He must not have gotten far, because he was also injured in the shooting, according to NBC Chicago 5.
Just after midnight on Saturday, three people were shot while walking on a sidewalk. One of them died.
Also on Saturday, a man, 18, was shot in the head and died.
On Sunday afternoon, a 20-year-old man was found shot to death in a backyard.
The final fatality occurred just after midnight on Monday, when a 21-year-old man was shot in the stomach while walking on a sidewalk and pronounced dead at the hospital.
Those wounded include an 89-year-old man shot in a drive-by in front of a business. Luckily, the bullet just grazed his arm. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the legs while standing on a sidewalk. In nearly every instance, the victim/s were either walking on a sidewalk or street, or sitting on a porch or in a car.
Chicago 5 has a detailed list of the shootings.