Chicago Violence: 3 Dead, 13 Wounded Over the Weekend
Gun violence in Chicago left 3 dead and 13 wounded over the weekend.
As the summer approaches, the violence will likely increase.
We must find a way to stem the tide of violence in Chicago.
Donald Holman, 37, was shot three times in the legs about 7:45 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of North Menard Avenue, authorities said.
He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died at 8:21 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Lucas Zimmerman, 34, was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds in a convenience store parking lot in the 3900 block of North Kimball Avenue at about 12:10 a.m. Saturday.
Witnesses told police Zimmerman was shot in an alley in the 3300 block of West Irving Park Road before stumbling to the parking lot, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. He was shot in the arm and face, Alfaro added. Zimmerman was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:25 a.m.
A male was shot to death in the 1700 block of West 44th Street about 4:49 a.m. Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.
What can we do to stop the violence in Chicago?