9 killed, 37 shot over Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago

by Jordyn Pair · Nov 30th, 2020 11:32 am

Last Updated Nov 30th, 2020 at 11:06 pm

Chicago saw 37 shooting victims resulting in 9 deaths over the holiday weekend, officials reported.

The first death occurred early Friday, with a 30-year-old man struck in the head by a bullet. He died at the Chicago Medical Center.

A 14-year-old boy was among those injured during a Sunday shooting. He was hit in the wrist and joined at Stroger Hospital by a 21-year-old struck in the leg during the same shooting. Both are in fair condition.

Shootings and killings are up more than 50% compared to this time last year, according to police statistics.

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