3 dead, 10 injured in Labor Day violence across city

The Labor Day holiday was marked with violence in Chicago after 13 people were shot, 3 fatally.

16-year-old Maurice Knowles and a 22-year-old man were shot last night in the in the 10500 block of South LaSalle.
Knowles was shot in the chest and later died at the hospital. The 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound and refused medical treatment.
Police say the suspected shooter is the same person who barricaded himself in a home on 106th place and later surrendered.

Minutes later, 27-year-old Frederick Brown was fatally shot near 57th and Princeton.
21-year-old Jerome Wood was also shot and killed on 66th and South Rhodes.
Shootings were also reported on other areas on the South and West sides:

•    A 17-year-old boy was shot in the wrist on 74th and south Chappel.
•    A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the abdomen in the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue.
•    A man and female teenager were shot while sitting on a porch in the 8500 block of South Paulina.
•    A  16-year-old boy and and a 22-year-old man are in serious condition after being shot on 48th and South Winchester.
•    A 48-year-old man was shot multiple times on 63rd and south King Drive. He is in critical condition.
•    At 9:55 a.m. Monday a 19-year-old male was shot in the leg in the 4200 block of West 15th Street.
•    A 36-year-old man is in serious-to-critical condition after being shot in the 11700 block of South Marshfield Avenue.

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