3 killed, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings during 3-hour span

By The Associated Press |

CHICAGO — Chicago police say at least 11 people were shot, including three who died, in a three-hour span on the city’s South and West sides.

Police say six people were shot in the West Woodlawn neighborhood around 1 a.m. Sunday. One of them, a 39-year-old man, died.

The other five were 24- and 21-year-old men who suffered leg wounds, a 21-year-old man grazed in the head, a 24-year-old woman shot in an arm, and a 19-year-old man shot in the back.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the other people killed Sunday were a 29-year-old man who was shot by someone who walked up to him while he was sitting in a vehicle and a 24-year-old man who was shot multiple times by someone in a passing car.

Source: ABC

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