At least 11 dead and dozens injured in violent weekend, including a 3-year-old boy shot in his car seat
THE WEEKEND brought tragedy to various cities across the country as shootings killed at least eight people and injured several others.
In Chicago, two people were killed in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, where police were called to investigate reports of shooting.
Upon entering a home, police found a 47-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man, both with gunshot wounds. The woman had been shot in the head while the man had been shot in the chest.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene and the incident is being investigated by local detectives, ABC 7 reported.
In addition to the deadly shooting, a 3-year-old boy and a 52-year-old man were injured in another shooting on Chicago’s South Side.
The man was parking his car with the child in the back seat when someone fired shots from an SUV, grazing both the man and the child. Despite their injuries, both are in good shape.
In Columbus, Ohio, police are searching for two suspects in connection with a quadruple shooting at a Northland gentlemen’s club.
The shooting resulted in the death of Charles Smith and left three other people with gunshot wounds. Police have yet to find the suspects and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, QFM96 reported.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles saw a shooting Saturday that killed three women and injured four others.
The victims were identified as Iyana Hutton, 33, of Chicago, Nenah Davis, 29, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Destiny Sims, 26, of Buckeye, Arizona.
The shooting took place outside a Beverly Crest short-term rental home and occurred when the women were in a car that was hit by gunfire. The suspects remain at large and no descriptions have been released.
In Greensboro, North Carolina, at least three other shooting-related deaths were reported by city police this weekend.
Cedric Cantrell Monroe, 36, died in a shooting at adult entertainment company Southside Johnny’s and several others were injured, The Intelligencer reported.
Two other deaths were announced on Saturday, including 26-year-old Kalup Maynard.
In South Carolina, the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office reported an arrest Sunday following a series of shootings that occurred the previous day.
The person in question, Shown Lorenzo Cooper, 36, has been taken into custody but further details regarding the arrest and possible charges have not been released to the public.
The shooting took place on Birch Creek Road in the Andrews area and authorities were alerted to the scene after receiving reports that two people had been shot dead and were lying on the road.
Upon arrival, the victims were found to have sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The other two people who were also injured in the shooting are receiving medical treatment.
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