Another typical weekend in Chicago: 3 killed, 18 wounded in weekend shootings

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MyFoxChicago: Three men were killed and at least 18 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
In the most recent fatal incident, officers found a man shot multiple times early Saturday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man, thought to be in his 20s, was found inside a vehicle about 2 a.m. near Kenton and West End, police said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:13 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name was withheld Sunday morning pending notification of his family.
The other two fatal shootings happened within minutes of each other Friday night on the South Side, police said.
About 6:20 p.m., 19-year-old Anfernee Durant was shot in the foot, leg and side in a possible drive-by attack in the 7800 block of South Vincennes, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
Durant, of the 7800 block of South Loomis, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, the medical examiner’s office said. Police said he was a documented gang member.
At 6:15 p.m., 18-year-old Tyree D. Harris was standing outside in the 6800 block of South Western when someone walked up and shot him in the head, authorities said.
Harris, whose home address was not immediately known, was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:18 p.m., according to the medical examiners’ office. A police source said he was a documented gang member.
The most recent nonfatal shooting happened Sunday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg about 7:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of South Hamlin, police said. He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
At least 17 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since 3:30 p.m. Friday.
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Dr. Eowyn
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How terrible. 🙁
What happened to #BlackLivesMatter? Where is race hustler Al Sharpton? Where is Michelle “Michael” Obama? Where is Barack Soetoro Obama? Don’t they care about black lives? /sarc

TrailDust
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TrailDust

How did that city become such a stain on America’s landscape? There are a lot of great people living there, but the crowd that likes violence ruins it for everyone else.

Northerngirl
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Northerngirl

Maybe if we flood Chicago with some more guns the bad elements in that society will just exterminate themselves….problem solved.

Dave
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Dave

So where is Al and Jesse?
-Dave