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US: Six people dead in weekend Chicago shootings

Associated Press
May 27, 2013 at 08:39am IST

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Chicago: Chicago authorities say at least six people have been killed in weekend violence and at least another 11 wounded. Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who was shot in the head early Sunday.

The county medical examiner says Charles Jones was pronounced dead at around 3:30 am. The shooting stemmed from a crash and a woman was taken to the hospital. Also killed on Sunday was a man in his late 20s who was shot in the armpit and pronounced dead at a suburban hospital.

Two people were killed in shootings on Sunday, including 18-year-old Fearro Denard and a 29-year-old man who was shot not far from President Barack Obama's South Side home.

Police: 6 people dead in weekend Chicago shootings

The deceased included a 29-year-old man who was shot not far from Barack Obama's South Side home.

On Friday, a 17-year-old and 22-year old were killed in separate shootings.

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