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Chicago shootings this weekend: At least 13 shot, 5 fatally in gun violence across city, police department says

Chicago shootings this weekend: At least 13 shot, 5 fatally in gun violence across city, police department says

CHICAGO (WLS) — At least 13 people have been shot, five fatally, in gun violence in Chicago so far this weekend, police said.

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A 34-year-old man was shot and killed outside a Jewel grocery store in Old Town early Saturday, Chicago police said.

The victim was shot multiple times around 2:30 a.m. outside the store near Sedgwick and Division.

He was rushed to Northwestern Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are looking for the shooter.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

Hours later, a 44-year-old man was fatally shot on the city’s south side, police said.

Police said the shooting happened in the Bronzeville neighborhood in the 2900 block of South State Street around 10:40 a.m.

Police said an unknown person shot the man multiple times. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No one is in custody and Area Three detectives are investigating.

Three teenagers were shot and one died Friday night on the city’s north side.

The shooting happened near North Rockwell Street and West Hollywood Avenue in West Ridge, Chicago Fire Department officials said.

Chicago police said they responded to the 5600 block of North Rockwell and found three 16-year-old boys who had been hit by gunfire while getting into a vehicle.

One was shot in the back and taken to St. Francis, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office later identified him as Benicio Gomez of Rogers Park.

Another teenager was shot in the shoulder and taken to St. Francis where he is in serious condition. The third victim was hit in the knee and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he is listed in good condition.

A witness told police the shooter was in a black SUV that fled the scene. No one is currently in custody.

An investigation by Area Three detectives is ongoing.

A man was found shot to death Saturday afternoon on the city’s southwest side.

The victim, a 49-year-old man, was found with multiple gunshot wounds about 3:26 p.m. in the 4300 block of West 25th Street, Chicago police said.

Police said officers were alerted to the shooting through gunshot detection technology.

The man who was shot was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. His identity was not immediately known.

Area detectives continue to investigate. No one was in custody.

A teenager was shot and killed Saturday night in a park on the city’s south side.

The shooting happened around 6:38 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Racine Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, Chicago police said.

The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was in a verbal altercation with an unknown offender when he was shot in the chest and legs, police said.

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Family members identified the victim as 16-year-old Marvel White. Relatives said he was supposed to start his freshman year at Dyett High School in the fall.

No one was in custody. Police are continuing their investigation.

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