More than 40 were wounded and another eight killed by gunfire and a young girl was stabbed to death in another bloody Chicago weekend.
A total of 50 people were hit with bullets from Friday to Sunday with eight victims pronounced dead, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Two teenaged boys, 15 and 17, were killed during shooting incidents over the weekend in a city that has seen a sharp rise in such violence this year, the local outlet reported.
A total of five other teens, ranging in age from 14 to 17, were wounded after being hit with bullets over the weekend.
A 5-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed to death Saturday by her mother, identified Simone Austin, according to CBS Chicago.
The toddler was declared dead at a local hospital after neighbors tried to render aid.
A 27-year-old woman is in custody at Area 4 this morning suspected of stabbing a 5-year-old girl to death in Chicago’s East Garfield Park.
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A 66-year-old man and a 20-year-old were also reportedly killed on Sunday, according to the Sun-Times.
Another man, 20, was fatally shot and a 42-year-old man was shot dead in the back minutes later on Saturday, the outlet reported.
A 19-year-old man was shot and killed Friday as well.
Five other teens, ranging in age from 14 to 17, were wounded after being hit with bullets over the weekend.
President Donald Trump has demanded city officials take responsibility for ending the violence.
Thirty-nine were shot and six were pronounced dead in shootings last weekend, ABC 7 reported.
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