Chicago shootings leave 2 dead after bloody weekend of 11 murders



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A woman was shot in the head and two others were killed in Chicago on Wednesday, days after the city saw an explosion of armed violence, which is still at least 11 people to life.

The woman who was shot in the head, the flight was what the police believe was an attempted theft, the Chicago Sun Times reported. The 31-year-old was allegedly driving in the Englewood neighborhood of the South Side with two others, when she approached a man she did not know about 2 hours


Out of fear that they would be robbed, the woman allegedly drove from the scene. The man who allegedly fired at the car and hit the woman in the head. She reportedly remains at the University of Chicago in critical condition.


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On the city’s West Side on Wednesday, two people were reportedly killed and another injured when the vehicle they were in was shot at and crashed.

With five people in the vehicle hit a pillar just before 4 p.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

A man, 21, was shot twice in the chest and once in the wrist, according to the newspaper. A 22-year-old woman was also shot, and both were declared dead after he was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital.

A 19-year-old man, who was traveling in the car was shot in the chest and remains in serious condition at Stroger Hospital.


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The Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a press conference on Tuesday that after the increased violence the city saw over a three-day span last weekend, more officers would be deployed to the West and south, where most of the shooting occurred.

At least 11 people — ages 11 to 63, were killed and about 70 wounded. One of the victims was a boy who rode on his bike on Sunday afternoon.

Johnson announced that 400 extra police officers are already deployed, and that another 200 officers would be added by this coming weekend.

For the achievement of the increase of some of the officers have their regular shifts extended, while the others in their days.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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