Chicago: 10 killed, 53 wounded in 14-hour period

Chicago: 10 killed, 53 wounded in 14-hour period
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A violent weekend in Chicago left 10 people dead and dozens more wounded, police said.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans to hold a news conference at 11 a.m. Monday.

However, CPD says it has seen a citywide reduction in shootings by 30 percent this year.

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Police said they’ve been working around the clock this weekend.

The violence has spilled over into Monday morning, including a murder that happened just after midnight in the Roseland neighborhood not far from Chicago State University.

A person in a ski-mask fired shots at two people standing in front of a home. A 50-year-old man died a 55-year-old woman was hurt.

In the Fuller Park neighborhood, three people were shot by someone in a ski mask and a black hoodie.

The shooting occurred in the 4300-block of South Wentworth Avenue at about 2:26 a.m. Two men were in a parked vehicle and a third man was standing near it when the shots were fired.

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