17 Shot, 1 Killed over Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Seventeen people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, and one man was found dead with lacerations to his head.

In the weekend’s sole homicide, a man, whose age was not given, was found unresponsive lying outside Sunday morning in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Of the 17 people wounded in shootings from Friday afternoon to early Monday, six people were shot Friday, and eight throughout the day Saturday. Three people were shot and injured Sunday.

An 18-year-old woman was among three people shot in one attack at a party early Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The three were seriously injured when someone opened fire at a gathering around 4 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street.

The woman was among six teenagers shot over the weekend.

The triple shooting was also among four shootings that resulted in multiple victims.

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