Weekend Gun Violence: Three people were killed, 13 wounded in gun violence in Chicago since Friday afternoon. Renee Soto, 21, was fatally shot by an unknown assailant as he and three people sat on the porch of a home in the 2900 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest Side at about 7:50 p.m. Friday. Among the injured in that shooting were a 17-year-old female who was shot in the side of the head; a 30-year-old male who was shot in the back; and a 28-year-old male who was shot in the arm and side.
Shortly after the Kilpatrick Avenue shooting, Uriel Guadarramo, 36, was killed and another man critically injured in a shooting in the 2800 block of North Spaulding Avenue in Logan Square. Police said an unknown suspect opened fire on the two men. One male was killed at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and two others wounded, in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue.
Chicago isn’t the only city where gun violence has marred the start of summer. Donyae Jones, 18, was shot to death and four others wounded in 700 block of N. Kenwood Avenue in the Madison-Eastend neighborhood in East Baltimore.
Three people — Amir Cornish, 19; Arevell Stokes, 18; and Bernard Bethea, 19, were shot in separate incidents early Saturday in Trenton, NJ, the Star-Ledger reports. All are listed in stable condition in area hospitals.
Four people were shot, one killed in Paterson, NJ, early Saturday. Police said one victim, a woman, died after she was shot in the abdomen. Two people were wounded in a shooting in Camden after a lone gunman went to a home near River Road and North 25th Street and opened fire about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. There is no word on the condition of the victims.
We will update this as the weekend comes to a close.
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