In gun-controlled Chicago, 1 dead and 16 wounded in shootings over weekend
A man was killed and at least 16 others were shot across the city Saturday evening and this morning, continuing a streak of violence that has left dozens wounded in recent days.
In the fatal shooting, a 28-year-old man was found shot multiple times, including in the chest, inside an SUV parked near the corner of 91st Street and South East End Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side at about 3 a.m., police said.
The man was identified as Rashad Pratt, 28, of the 9000 block of South Ridgeland Ave., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was declared dead on the scene after paramedics were unable to revive him, authorities said.
Additional details weren't available as district officers and Area South detectives remained on the scene this morning.
At least five people have been shot in the city since 4 a.m., police said:
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