CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are investigating a series of weekend shootings that left at least eight people dead and 44 injured — including five children who were hurt Sunday evening when someone opened fire from a vehicle as they played outside.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports two teenagers — 16 and 18 — were among those who died during the weekend. The two were found shot to death inside a South Side apartment Saturday. And aChicago Police officer and her husband, a Cook County Sherriff's correctional officer, were found shot to death in what appeared to be a murder-suicide.
The shootings came after multiple were people were killed and more than two dozen were wounded during the previous weekend.
The figures count shootings from 6 p.m. Friday until midnight Monday morning.