At least 40 shot, 5 dead in less than 24 hours in Chicago

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(Worthy News) - At least 40 people were shot and five people killed over a bloody 24 hours in Chicago, police said Sunday.

"The city of Chicago experienced a violent night," Bureau of Patrol Chief Fred Waller said Sunday afternoon. "Some of these instances were targeted and were related to gang conflicts in those areas."

A block party, a funeral and other gatherings were the sites of the shootings. At the largest shooting, in which eight people were shot in a south side Chicago neighborhood, a 14-year-old girl was wounded as she stood in a courtyard at around 12:40 a.m., The Chicago Tribune reported. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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