Nine Killed in Chicago Weekend Violence
CHICAGO — Violence on the city's South and West sides has left nine dead since Friday afternoon, with seven people killed on Saturday alone — one of the bloodiest days Chicago has seen in more than a year.
Most recently, police said a 25-year-old woman was killed in her Auburn Gresham home Sunday night after an altercation with her father.
Terika Moore, of the 7800 block of South Morgan Street, was found unresponsive and died of "blunt trauma to the head," a Chicago Police spokeswoman said. Her father was taken into custody, and charges against him are pending, police said.
On Saturday, two double shootings and a stabbing left seven people dead.
A family argument resulted in the stabbing death of a 32-year-old man Saturday night in his South Shore home, police said.
Police said the man, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Willie Wilson, was stabbed sometime before midnight after getting into an fight with a relative in his home in the 2500 block of East 73rd Street.
Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.
About two hours earlier, a 38-year-old man was shot to death in an abandoned building in Englewood.
Authorities said Norman Stokes, 38, was shot afer an argument in the 7000 block of South Carpenter Avenue about 10:05 p.m. Saturday.
Stokes, of the 6700 block of South Aberdeen Avenue in Englewood, was pronounced dead early Sunday morning, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Saturday afternoon, a shooting left a 32-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy dead in West Garfield Park.
The two were found shot in the head about 4:15 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Congress Parkway, police said.
Antonio Fenner, 16, of the 4400 block of West 15th Street in North Lawndale and Dimitri Buford, 32, of the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street in Old Town, were pronounced dead about two hours later, the morgue said.
An earlier shooting resulted in the death of two men in Bridgeport.
A 41-year-old man and a man in his 30s were shot near Pershing Road and Wallace Street about 4 a.m. Saturday.
Allen Smiley, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene, the morgue said. The identity of the second man had not been released as of Monday morning.
Two hours earlier, a 33-year-old man became the fourth of his siblings to face death at the barrel of a gun.
Ronnie Chambers was sitting in a parked car with another man in the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in North Lawndale when he was shot about 2 a.m., authorities said.
Chambers, of the 8700 block of South Escanaba Avenue in South Chicago, was his mother's last surviving child.
On Friday, a 50-year-old man died after being shot in Englewood.
Ronald Peterson died after being shot in the chest about 3 p.m. outside his home in the 5800 block of South Shields Avenue, authorities said. Cops said it was a domestic-related shooting and that they had someone in custody with charges pending.