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Six injured during shootout in US

Punjab News Express | August 12, 2019 11:27 AM

CHICAGO:  Six people were left injured after a gunman opened fire into a crowd of more than 100 people at a street party in West Chicago, CBS reported.

All the injured were taken to local hospitals on Sunday, Xinhua reported.

"Several altercations" occurred at the gathering, then someone started shooting from a light-coloured sedan. Police responded around 2.47 a.m., and found six victims, a 25-year-old man and five women aged between 27 and 38.

Chicago encountered the worst weekend of gun violence so far this year last weekend, when seven people were killed and 52 others were wounded in a string of shootings.


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