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Chicago Violence: 5 killed, 18 wounded in weekend shootings, report says

A Chicago police vehicle in an undated photo. CBS Chicago

A Chicago police vehicle in an undated photo.
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(CBS) CHICAGO - Five people were killed and at least 18 others wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend, CBS Chicago reports. 

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The most recent fatal shooting occurred around 2:10 a.m. Sunday in the West Side's Austin neighborhood, police said. Edward Jordan, 53, was shot in the neck and later died at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office, the station says.

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Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, shots were fired at a group of people at Ryan Harris Memorial Park in the Englewood neighborhood. Shaneda Lawrence, 30, of South Peoria, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at 12:46 a.m. at Stroger Hospital, the station reports. A woman in her 20s was shot in the wrist and a 24-year-old man was shot in the back in the same incident. Both were reportedly taken to area hospitals.

Around 3:50 a.m. Saturday, Keith Johnson, 27, was fatally shot in the head during an argument with a man on the sidewalk on the West Side, authorities said, according to the station.

Around 8:05 p.m. Friday, Ramar Bonner, 40, was found shot to death in the Austin neighborhood. Bonner had reportedly been shot in the back of his head. Police said an unknown gunman fled on foot after the shooting.

Around 7:24 p.m. Friday, Clifton Barney, 17, was found with a gunshot wound in his chest in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the station.

At least 18 others were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago, including a 12-year-old boy, the station reports.

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