At least 41 people were shot, nine fatally, over the weekend in gun-controlled Chicago.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 31-year-old Raymond A. Hicks was shot just before 6 pm Friday then found in an alley with wounds to his chest and head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fifty-seven-year-old George Bingham was shot to death outside New Parie Hotel in Garfield Park just before 2:30 am Saturday. Twenty-four-year-old Daquan Cathary was shot and killed roughly 30 minutes later.
An unidentified 30-year-old was shot to death in Gresham at 3 am Saturday. He was one of five wounded during a drive-by shooting.
Thirty-six-year-old Byron Ruiz was shot to death around 3:30 am in Pilsen. He was “outside on the back porch of a home” when struck with multiple bullets.
ABC 7 reports that the latest weekend fatality occurred just before 2 pm Sunday, when someone began shooting as two vehicles “were northbound side by side in an alley in the 2000-block of East 69th Street.” A 26-year-old individual was shot in the back and killed. A 32-year-old was also struck by gunfire and hospitalized in critical condition.
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