Crime Chicago weekend violence: 2 killed by rifle fire, 2 shot on Lake Shore Drive within minutes of each other

17:48  13 november  2017
17:48  13 november  2017 Source:   msn.com

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Weekend violence in Chicago included two men killed by rifle fire as they left a party in Brighton Park, a 14-year-old boy shot in the leg on the Far South Side and two men wounded on Lake Shore Drive within 15 minutes of each other .

Weekend violence in Chicago included two men killed by rifle fire as they left a party in Brighton Park, a 14-year-old boy shot in the leg on the Far South Side and two men wounded on Lake Shore Drive within 15 minutes of each other .

File photo of Chicago police cruisers. © Scott Olson/Getty Images File photo of Chicago police cruisers. Weekend violence in Chicago included two men killed by rifle fire as they left a party in Brighton Park, a 14-year-old boy shot in the leg on the Far South Side and two men wounded on Lake Shore Drive within 15 minutes of each other.

In all, 20 people were shot in the city from Friday afternoon through early Monday, bringing the number of people shot this year to at least 3,228.  That's more than 600 people this time last year, but still substantially higher than other recent years, according to data kept by the Tribune.

There have been at least 598 homicides this year, 88 fewer that last year but, again, notably higher than other recent years.  Chicago is close to recording 600 homicides for only the second time since 2003, when 601 homicides were recorded for the entire year.

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The offender then drove on Inner Lake Shore Drive , abandoned the Jeep and then shot an 84-year-old man in a Mercedes. 6 killed , at least 24 wounded in gun violence over Memorial Day weekend .

At least four people were killed and 27 others wounded within 16 hours across Chicago . At least 24 others have been shot since Friday. Around 5:25 a.m. police said a 19-year-old man was shot while riding in a vehicle on South Lake Shore Drive .

The two men killed by rifle fire were shot by a masked gunman as they left a party in the 2400 block of West 47th Street early Sunday morning, police said. The victims were identified by family as Alejandro Arellano and Angel Rosario, both 29.

The 14-year-old was shot late Sunday night while he stood on the sidewalk in the 10700 block of South Langley Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood, police said.  He was one of three teenagers wounded over the weekend.

Earlier Sunday, a 40-year-old man was shot around 3:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive in the Lakeview East neighborhood. Then around 3:45 a.m., a 34-year-old man was shot in the 3900 block of North Lake Shore Drive in the Lakeview neighborhood.

California gunman was frequent subject of police calls .
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