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Chicago: Pregnant woman among 7 fatally shot in one day
After seven people — including a pregnant woman and her unborn child — were fatally shot and 13 others were wounded on Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted about his contempt for the gun violence that has gripped Chicago.
'CHICAGO NEEDS HELP!': President Trump reacts to the deadliest day of shooting in Chicago so far this year pic.twitter.com/pq5LtmT7LW
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) February 24, 2017
Man charged with shooting retired cop in Gary turns himself in
Three men were charged Thursday with the home invasion and shooting of a 65-year-old man who was a retired police officer in Gary, Indiana.
Kevon Dixon, Fo’Tre White and Cameron Briscoe — ages 19, 20 and 19 — were charged with aggravated battery, …
Pregnant woman among 7 killed in Chicago’s deadliest day this year
Valerie Weaver, mother of Wilteeah Jones, gathers with family and friends Feb. 23, 2017, outside their home in Auburn Gresham as they remember her only daughter and unborn granddaughter Mileah, who were killed with Wilteeah’s boyfriend in a shooting …
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Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted ‘get out of my country’ before shooting 2 Indians at Kansas bar
The LinkedIn accounts for Kuchibhotla and Madasani describe them as engineers for GPS device-maker Garmin, which has a large customer-service center just a mile from the scene of the shooting.
The company is one of the region’s best-known employers.
Chicago Tribune Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country' before shooting 2 Indians… https://t.co/GxGXkAH96F
— Illinois_Guide (@Illinois_Guide) February 24, 2017
Baby girl dies 5 months after mom was fatally shot
A’Miracle Jones died Feb. 23, 2017, five months after her mother was killed in a Chicago shooting.
A baby girl born three months premature after her mother was fatally shot last year has died …
Shootings Wound 2 People Thursday, Police Say
A car was also damaged.
At 7:07 p.m., a 62-year-old man was shot in Little Village, police said.
The man was in the 3600 block of West Cermak Road when he was shot in his arm.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
Some Chicago gangs turning to rifles for added firepower, police say
Family members of shooting victims and residents of two neighborhoods in Chicago discuss the recent use of high-powered rifles by gangs in at least 33 shootings in recent months in the Back of the Yards and Brighton Park neighborhoods.
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