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31 Shot In Less Than 12 Hours, Police Say

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police say 31 people were shot — three fatally — in less than 12 hours in several neighborhoods of the city.

The Chicago Tribune reports that the first two homicides occurred Friday night on the city's West Side. At about 10:35 p.m., a 31-year-old man who fatally shot in the chest by someone in a car.

About an hour later, a 24-year-old man was fatally shot by someone who approached him on the sidewalk. At 4:10 a.m. Saturday, a 29-year-old man was fatally shot in the chest on the city's South Side.

Police say the youngest shooting victim was a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the leg.

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