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Three dead and 32 hurt after weekend of gun violence in Chicago as girl, 17, shot while hailing ride | The Sun

THREE people died and 32 others were hurt after a weekend of gun violence in Chicago.

One of the victims that was hurt by the violence was a 17-year-old girl who was shot while hailing a ride. 


This marked the second weekend in a row with more than 30 people shot in the midwest city, according to reporting from local news station ABC 7 Chicago.

According to the news outlet, most of the people were shot in neighborhoods on the west and south sides of the city.

A total of 17 people were reportedly shot on the south side so far, with another nine people shot on the west side.

There was also a person shot in River North and West Town areas of Chicago.

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One of the younger victims was a 17-year-old girl.

The teen was shot while she was inside a rideshare vehicle.

Someone in another vehicle shot at the car she was in and hit her in the shoulder, according to ABC 7.

The news outlet said she was in "good condition" and getting care at a hospital.

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Two of the victims who were killed included a middle-aged man and a young adult.

A 40-year-old man was fatally shot sometime around 3.35am on Sunday.

Meanwhile, a 22-year-old man was shot and killed just before midnight on Friday evening.

The man was shot from a passing car while he was inside a car. 

ABC 7 Chicago said the 22-year-old was shot in the back and died at Stroger hospital.

One of the more violent shootings saw five people injured in one incident on Friday. 

That shooting occurred on the South Side just before midnight, according to the news outlet. 

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In that shooting spree, there were several young adult and teen victims injured.

The shooting injured three minors, one man in his twenties, and one 18 year-old-woman.

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