Monday, May 5, 2014

Like a mass shooting every day. obamas home state

4 Dead, 24 Wounded in Weekend Chicago Violence

      At least 28 people have been shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, since Friday afternoon, police said.
The weekend’s latest homicide took place around 11:35 p.m. when police said a man was shot in the back in the 9200 block of South Emerald Avenue. The man, whose age was not immediately known, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Area South detectives are investigating the shooting, but further details were not immediately available, police said.
Image: A damaged van was involved in a shooting in Chicago over the weekend.
About 15 minutes earlier, two men were shot in the 7300 block of South Oglesby Avenue. An 18-year-old man suffered a wound to the leg and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in stable condition. A 28-year-old man was shot in the back and transported to South Shore Hospital in serious condition, officials said.  

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