Chicago Shootings: At Least 4 People Dead and 12 Wounded over MLK Weekend

Updated On 21 Jan, 2019 Published On

At least four people were killed and 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago, Illinois, at over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

The Chicago police told media that the victims were killed in separate neighborhoods across the city.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times report, police didn’t have many clues on Sunday, January 20, when a boy of age 18, Tion Anderson, was found shot to death in the stairwell of a South Side apartment.

Officials told the publication that, the body of a man, 39, was found in a road in the Gresham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side after midnight Saturday.

One hour later, two people, one male and one female, were involved in a shooting. They were driving in the Little Village on the South Side when someone in another vehicle opened fire on them. The 19-year-old woman was killed during the incident while the male driver got injured.

On the same day at around 1:35 a.m., another woman's body was discovered with a gunshot wound in the city's Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Several others were also reported to be injured in a West Garfield Park neighborhood shooting on the city's West Side.

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