Two people were killed and at least 43 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the Easter holiday weekend.
In the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 23-year-old Tywan Anderson and a 19-year-old man were shot by another man while they were standing outside in the Douglas Park neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side.
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Anderson was shot in the head and back. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 19-year-old sustained a gunshot wound in his left hand. He was also taken to the hospital, where he remains in stable condition, authorities told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Another victim, a 33-year-old man, was shot at the Garfield Station on the city’s South Side early Monday morning. He was arguing with another man on the platform when that individual took out a handgun and fired multiple shots, striking him in the head and the chest. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he later died, police said.
At least 40 other people were injured in citywide shootings between 4 p.m. ET on Friday and 6 a.m. ET on Monday. At least 24 of those individuals were shot between 5 p.m. ET on Saturday and 6 a.m. ET on Easter Sunday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times shooting tracker.
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