2 Dead, 13 Injured in Weekend Violence

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    Two people are dead and at least 10 others were injured from reported acts of violence throughout Chicago this weekend.

    Two people are dead and at least 10 others were injured from reported acts of violence throughout Chicago this weekend.

    A 48-year-old man was reportedly stabbed "multiple times" around 3 a.m. Sunday in Kennedy Park. The man's 24-year-old son was in custody Sunday morning in connection with the stabbing, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.

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    One other weekend homicide reportedly occurred Saturday around 9:45 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Muskegon Avenue when a 26-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

    The most recent shooting occurred Sunday afternoon around 2 p.m. when a 21-year-old man was shot in the lower back in west suburban Bellwood. The man reportedly stumbled around the corner to a nearby church where a nurse waited with him for an ambulance. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood where he was treated for at least one gunshot wound.

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    One hour earlier a 14-year-old boy was reportedly shot in the buttocks in the 2100 block of West 37th Street.

    Another shooting occured early Sunday morning when a man survived a shot to the head over an argument about a double-parked car in the Marquette Park neighborhood. 

    He was reportedly taken overnight to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was "walking, talking, breathing, living," but reports of current condition were not immediately known.

    Just 15 minutes earlier, a 27-year-old woman was shot in the chest in the South Shore neighborhood, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. She was reportedly taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "stable" condition. 

    A 35-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2800 block of North Melvina earlier Sunday morning, the Sun-Times reported.

    Six others were reportedly injured in shootings across Chicago Saturday, including two cousins, ages 19 and 22, in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

    A man was critically injured Friday morning in the Jefferson Park neighborhood after being shot in the back in what police describe as a "road rage incident."

    Police News Affairs confirmed someone fired into another SUV as two vehicles were traveling on the 4400 block of West Sunnyside just before 6 a.m. in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. The drivers apparently then chased each other and eventually collided at the intersection of Foster and Nagle avenues, police said.

    The man was shot in the back and taken to Lutheran General Hospital in critical condition, according to officials. The occupants in the other vehicle fled the scene, and no one is in custody.

    One other man was reported wounded Friday after being shot in the 7200 block of South Normal Avenue. The 21-year-old man walked into Saint Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound on his side around 8:15 p.m., according to the Sun-Times.