CHICAGO — Nine people were killed and at least 35 were wounded during a violent Easter weekend in Chicago, the second consecutive weekend at least 35 people were injured in gun violence in the city
Friday night, Trevolus Pickett, 20, of Avalon Park was shot dead in a South Austin gangway.
Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Nicolas Ramirez, 19, of Brighton Park was fatally shot after crashing his car.
Saturday morning, two teenage best friends were fatally shot in a South Side basement after a petty argument on Facebook. A 43-year-old "peacemaker" was also shot in East Garfield Park Saturday morning.
Friday night into Saturday, 15 others were wounded in shootings.
The violence continued Sunday morning, when a married couple — a Chicago police officer and Cook County Sheriff's officer — were discovered dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Garfield Ridge.
Around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, two men were fatally shot in Little Village.
Four others were injured in shootings overnight Sunday into Monday.
The most recent shooting occurred just after midnight Monday in the Washington Heights neighborhood. Around 12:20 a.m., a 27-year-old was shot in the left arm while seated in a car in the 9800 block of South Loomis Street.
The man, a documented gang member, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.
Around 9:50 p.m. Sunday, two men were shot in Avalon Park. The 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were walking in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue when a group of three or four men appeared from the gang way and fired shots, Estrada said.
The 18-year-old was taken to Trinity Hospital in stable condition after being shot in his left arm. The 17-year-old was taken to Jackson Park Hospital in stable condition after being shot in his left calf. No one is in custody and detectives are investigating, Estrada said.
•Around 9:40 p.m. Sunday, a 15-year-old girl was shot while sitting in the passenger seat of a car in the Logan Square neighborhood. The car was at a stoplight at the intersection of Pulaski Road and Wabansia Avenue when three people approached the intersection and flashed gang signs before shooting at the car, said Estrada.
The girl was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in stable condition after being shot in her upper back. No one is in custody and detectives are investigating, Estrada said.
From April 11-14, gun violence left four people dead and 37 people injured.