3 Dead, 12 Wounded As Long July 4th Weekend Begins

Source: Rosemary Regina Sobol and Peter Nickeas / Chicago Tribune

Three men were killed and a dozen people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday afternoon through this morning as the long Fourth of July weekend began.

Five of the victims were shot in two attacks in the Austin police district on the West Side, the smallest district in the city. The other shootings occurred in the West Woodlawn, South Shore, Gresham, Fernwood and Rosemoor neighborhoods on the South Side and the West Garfield Park and Lawndale neighborhoods on the West Side.

All three deaths were men in their 20s.

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  • John Vaughn

    Meanwhile, white folk continue to blame Pres. Obama for the local gun problem in The Chi and eye/ear witnesses sit on their thumbs ridiculing Rachel Jeantel for her lack of courtroom acumen. At least she had pride of self enough to come forward.