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12 Injured in Overnight Chicago Shootings

14-year-old boy killed in shootings, police said



    12 Injured in Overnight Chicago Shootings
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    Crime didn't stop Friday night in anticipation of the NATO Summit.

    Twelve people were injured and a 14-year-old boy was killed in overnight shootings, the latest at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, when three men and two women were injured while celebrating a birthday in the 11600 block of South Peoria Street.

    Someone came from the gangway and struck the group on a porch, according to the Chicago Tribune. The men were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, one woman was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and the other woman refused treatment, according to the Tribune.

    Police said the 14-year-old boy was shot and killed around 9 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of West 37th Place.

    According to the Tribune, the boy was identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Alejandro Jamie. It's not known what spurred the shooting.

    In a separate incident, a 19-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen around 10 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Winchester Avenue and taken to the hospital in serious condition. A man and woman also shot there were listed in good condition.

    Others injured overnight were listed in stable or good condition. No arrests have been made.