Mayor turns to radio DJ’s to help stop city violence

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A series of shootings across the city has injured at least 14 people since 5 p.m. Thursday night.

In one incident, a man and woman were shot through the wall of a house as they sat in the living room in the 300 block of East 136th street in south suburban Riverdale.

Both are in stable condition at Metro South Hospital.

A man and woman were also hit by shots near 104th and Wentworth after 9 p.m.

The woman was treated at the scene, the man walked to nearby Roseland Hospital for treatment of a wound in his backside.

Another shooting… this one a drive by… on the far North side injured two men who were attending a barbeque in the 1200 block of Touhy in Rogers Park.

On Friday, Mayor Emanuel and some radio personalities got together to announce a new anti-violence campaign called the “Put Down the Guns ” initiative.

The program promotes safety and violence prevention throughout the city.

The announcement comes after another violent night.

At least 14 people were wounded in shootings overnight.

 

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