Saturday, April 14, 2012
3 Murdered - At Least 7 more shot & wounded in African American Chicago Violence overnight
Three people are dead and seven others were wounded during shootings by colored folks throughout the city Friday night and early Saturday. Two men and a woman were shot dead early Saturday throughout the city. At 1:23 a.m., a 52-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the neck in the 6400 block of South Langley Avenue, police said. David Loggins, of the 6500 block of South Champlain Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. A man was shot in the chest in the 6600 block of South Racine Avenue at 2:44 a.m., police said.
The 31-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was pronounced dead at 3:43 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. The victim’s name is not being released pending family notification. The victim was an on-duty cabdriver from Lansing, a source said. At 4:33 a.m., a 21-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the 3900 block of West 19th Street, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
At least seven other people were wounded in shootings throughout the city.
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