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    IL - Chicago mass shooting leaves 8 y/o dead, 10 others shot

    11 shot in Back of the Yards; 8-year-old girl killed; 3 other children injured

    https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-mass...enue/14661412/

    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A girl died and ten other people were injured after a shooting at a family gathering on the city's South Side.

    The shooting happened at about 9:18 p.m. near 52nd Street and South Damen Avenue, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said.

    Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert for 18 gunshot rounds at the location, police said. They found multiple people shot and started performed live-saving measures on the victims.

    A witness said they saw a black sedan approach the area, and someone unknown started shooting into the crowd before fleeing southbound on Damen Avenue, Chicago police said in an update on Sunday.

    Police said the shooting was likely a targeted act of violence.

    The victims included seven adults and four children, police said.

    An 8-year-old girl was shot in the head, she was taken to the hospital where she later died.

    Here's the latest on the surviving children according to police:

    -A 1-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen and is in critical condition.

    -An 8-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen and is in critical condition.

    -A 9-year-old boy's hand was grazed by a bullet, he is expected to be okay.

    For the adults, a 36-year-old man was shot in the arm and in his back, he is in the hospital in in critical condition.

    Here's what we know about the injured adults that are in good condition:

    -A 19-year-old woman was shot in the leg.

    -A 26-year-old woman was shot in the thigh.

    -A 30-year-old woman was shot in the forearm.

    -A 36-year-old woman was shot in the back.

    -A 38-year-old man was shot in the foot.

    -A 40-year-old woman was shot in the right leg.

    Police say there are likely two shooters. No one is in custody.

    Alderman Stephanie Coleman, who represents Chicago's 16th Ward released the following statement on Sunday morning:
    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan



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    Have they arrested the gun that did this yet?

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    The gun laws in Chicago are doing a great job preventing these kinds of attacks.
    "Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration is minding my own business."

    Calvin Coolidge

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    https://twitter.com/NatCon2022/statu...22130432278847

    “It is not true that all creeds and cultures are equally assimilable in a First World nation born of England, Christianity, and Western civilization. Race, faith, ethnicity and history leave genetic fingerprints no ‘proposition nation’ can erase." -- Pat Buchanan



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