By NBC News staff:
Chicago shootings leave 9 dead, 28 wounded since Friday night
At least nine people were killed and 28 others wounded in a spate of shootings since Friday night in Chicago, according to local reports.
The most recent shooting death occurred on Sunday afternoon in the city's South Side, where a 19-year-old was shot from a passing vehicle, according to the Sun-Times Media Wire. The man died in the hospital after the 2:50 p.m. (3:50 p.m. ET) shooting, the Sun-Times
That fatality was a 28-year-old man who was found at around 3 a.m. on Sunday inside a vehicle, police and the medical examiner’s office told NBCChicago.com and the Chicago Tribune.
A 17-year-old was also fatally shot by someone riding a mountain bike on Friday, according to NBCChicago.com.
One of the youngest to be shot since Friday was a 15-year-old girl who was hit in the chest while smoking marijuana on Friday evening, NBCChicago.com reported. Police said that shooting was not "intentional."
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