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Chicago Memorial Day Weekend Violence: Six killed, 11 wounded in separate shootings, police say

A Chicago police vehicle in an undated photo. CBS Chicago

A Chicago police vehicle in an undated photo.
CBS Chicago
(CBS/AP) CHICAGO - Authorities say at least six people have been killed in violence over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago and at least another 11 wounded.

Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who was shot in the head early Sunday. The Cook County medical examiner says Charles Jones was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital around 3:30 a.m. The shooting stemmed from a crash and a woman was taken to the hospital.

Also killed Sunday was a man in his late 20s who was shot in the armpit and pronounced dead at a suburban hospital.

Two people were killed in shootings Saturday, including 18-year-old Fearro Denard and a 29-year-old man who was shot not far from President Barack Obama's South Side home.

On Friday, a 17-year-old and 22-year old were killed in separate shootings.

There is reportedly no evidence that the incidents are related.

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