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Chicago holiday weekend violence: 12 dead, 74 wounded

Crime cases are piling up for Chicago police after a violent holiday weekend.

Since last Wednesday, 12 people have been killed and 74 others wounded.

Five of those shootings were in the 113th block of South Forest in the Roseland neighborhood Sunday.

A woman and four others got into an argument with the woman’s landlord.

Witnesses say the landlord pulled out a gun during the dispute and started shooting.

One man is in critical condition, the other four are in good condition.

A suspect has been arrested.

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7 Comments to “Chicago holiday weekend violence: 12 dead, 74 wounded”

    DARE said:
    July 8, 2013 at 7:06 AM

    JUST STOP ALREADY WITH THE OVER EXGGERATED HEADLINES…ITS NOT NEEDED

      Monoxide said:
      July 8, 2013 at 11:58 AM

      Can you prove WGN wrong? Present your facts, not opinion, FACTS.

      We'll be waiting DARE.

    steve said:
    July 8, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    12 people got killed and 74 people got shot this weekend, Dare. Explain to me how you would report this? Even the damn landlords are shooting their tenants! This city is so bogus.

    Chitownbound said:
    July 8, 2013 at 11:14 AM

    Hey hey I moving there next week. Its not so bad, Iraq was worst. This gonna be a walk in the park. :)

    esco said:
    July 8, 2013 at 11:51 AM

    Chicago's no place to raise a kid. Some gangster has a bullet with your kid's name on it, get out while you can. Save yourselves.!

    dora said:
    July 8, 2013 at 4:13 PM

    Southside gives the whole city a bad name.

    Josh said:
    July 8, 2013 at 5:26 PM

    You better not shout you better not cry you better not pout. I'm telling you why. Rev. AL is coming to town.

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