4 shootings in Chicago leave 3 dead, including teen, 17 others injured

4 shootings in Chicago leave 3 dead, including teen, 17 others injured

A 14-year-old boy and two other people were killed and 17 people were injured in four separate shootings in Chicago on Wednesday, police said. Chicago Police Supt. David Brown on Thursday said few of the people wounded in each shooting are cooperating with police and urged community members to come forward if they know anything. Investigators believe the shooters in each incident were targeting specific victims, though some of those hurt were bystanders. The first two shootings happened within minutes and blocks of each other in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood after 6 p.m., Area 4 Deputy Police Chief Ernest Cato said during a news conference. The 14-year-old was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital after being struck in the head in the first shooting, which left a 16-year-old in grave condition, according to police. The wounded teen was also shot in the head, Cato said. A 22-year-old man and two 24-year-old men injured in the shooting near the intersection of 13th Street and Christiana Avenue, were stable. Multiple suspects then opened fire on a second scene, shooting four teens and …
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