Several shot in Chicago overnight following violent Fourth of July weekend

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CHICAGO — Several people were shot in Chicago overnight Monday following a violent Fourth of July weekend.

Six people were injured in a shooting in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood. A group was hanging out near 76th and Loomis at about 10:30 p.m. Monday when someone began shooting in their direction.

Two men are in critical condition. A woman and three other men are in good condition.

In North Lawndale, a shooting left a man dead and another man and woman injured.

Police said it happened around midnight in the 3600 block of West Douglas.

Martell Thomas was shot in the back of the head and chest, and died from his injuries. The woman is in serious condition

The survivors aren’t cooperating with investigators, police said.

No suspects in either shooting are in custody.

Over the weekend, 87 people were shot and 17 people were killed. Two children were among the dead. A man has been charged in the shooting death of 7-year-old Natalie Wallace.


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