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11 Killed, 67 Wounded In Chicago Over Father’s Day Weekend, 3 Year Old Killed

As many as 14 were reported killed over the weekend as violent crime is on the rise in The Windy City.


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I wonder if the people of Chicago really want fewer police.

For many families across the country, Father’s Day weekend is a time for celebration. 

In Chicago, one father lost a 3 year old son to the cities gangland violence and there were scores of other casualties.

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From CNN:

Eleven people were killed, including four children, and 67 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the Father’s Day weekend, police told CNN.

This weekend’s youngest victim, 3-year-old Mekhi James, was shot Saturday evening when someone opened fire at his father’s car as they traveled through the city’s Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago police records and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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The boy’s father rushed him to West Suburban Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The father, 27, sustained graze wounds to the abdomen during the incident.
The shootings happened from 6 p.m. Friday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday. The weekend of violence came just a few weeks after Chicago experienced its deadliest Memorial Day weekend in four years, with 10 people fatally shot and 39 injured.

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