6 dead in Chicago shootings over weekend

CHICAGO — Memorial Day weekend brought gun violence in Chicago, with 6 killed and 22 injured in various shootings around the city, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

According to the report, a 17-year-old girl was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene on Friday. An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest in the same incident.

Late Friday, another man was shot and killed.

On Saturday, Gregory Dixon, 29, was shot to death about half-a-mile from President Barack Obama’s Kenwood neighborhood home. Dixon let the gunmen into the apartment building himself, according to police. The attackers then entered through a door left ajar and shot Dixon in the chest and back.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the head in a possible drive-by incident on Saturday.

Malcolm Dobbey, 27, was shot to death in a backyard on Sunday. Detectives were questioning a “person of interest” in the fatal shooting. No charges have been filed.

42-year-old Charles Jones, the manager of a gentleman’s club, was shot to death in a confrontation with another motorist, whose 2005 Buick LaCrosse sideswiped Jones’ Maserati, according to the report.

Jones was shot and a 42-year-old woman in his car was wounded, police sad. When Jones pulled over to talk to the driver of the Buick, the driver and a passenger the car, walked to another vehicle and then came back. One of them had a gun and shot Jones, police said.

Read more: Chicago Sun-Times


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