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.
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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