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2 dead, 11 injured in shootings across city

Two people have been killed, and at least 11 others injured in shootings across the city since Tuesday afternoon.

Two men were shot just after midnight, while they were in a car on the 6300 block of South May. One of them, a 22-year-old man, was later pronounced dead.

Two hours earlier, police say a 21-year-old man was shot to death inside a car in the 7400 block of South Damen Avenue.

In a separate incident in the 1600 block of East 83rd Street, another man was injured when he was shot by a police officer, after he reportedly pointed a weapon at the officer during a traffic stop. The man is expected to survive.

In other shootings:

  • About 2:35 a.m., two shooters stepped out of a vehicle and fired shots at a man walking by a gas station in the 8700 block of South Justine Street, police said. The 18-year-old man was struck in the leg and foot but refused medical attention, police said.
  • About 2:10 a.m., a 27-year-old woman was shot while standing outside a liquor store in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street, Gaines said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
  • About 1:30 a.m., a man in his 30s was shot in the 6600 block of South Evans Avenue, police said. The man was struck in his left bicep and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report

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4 Comments to “2 dead, 11 injured in shootings across city”

    maddmen24 said:
    May 15, 2013 at 8:32 AM

    just another basic day in chicago.GET OUTTA CHICAGO NOW.before its to late.people.or youll be the 1 getting read about n the paper next.i promise u

    YAH MAAN said:
    May 15, 2013 at 1:36 PM

    THIS IS ONLY A PREVIEW. FOR THE FULL SHOW WAIT A FEW MORE WEEKS .. RATED G ,,FOR GUNS..

    DERANGED said:
    May 15, 2013 at 1:40 PM

    EXCUSE PLEASE.. GUNS ILLEGAL? NO? IM VERY CONFUSED. PLEASE HELP

      kirby1414 said:
      May 15, 2013 at 2:35 PM

      You aren't confused – the truth is, if you're a gang banging killer – you can have ALL the guns you want…if you're a citizen trying to protect your family…well, sorry – NO GUN FOR YOU!

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