Two people were killed and seven others wounded Thursday in shootings in Chicago.
- A woman was shot to death in a domestic incident in the Bronzeville neighborhood around 9 a.m., Chicago police said. Officers found Melody Joiner, 42, with a gunshot wound to her chest in the 4300 block of South King Drive, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. She died at the scene.
- About 12 hours later, another woman was fatally shot in Gresham. The woman, 32, was riding in a car in the 7600 block of South Green Street when a black minivan approached and someone inside opened fire, police said. She suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. She has not yet been identified.
- Several hours earlier, a 17-year-old boy was among three shot in West Pullman on the Far South Side around 3:10 p.m. They were in the 12100 block of South Lowe Avenue when someone opened fire, police said. The boy, 17, was shot in the buttocks and abdomen, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition. A man, 21, was shot in the foot and taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition, police said. A second man, also 21, was shot in the hand and taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition, police said.
At least four others were wounded in shootings in the city Thursday.
Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in shootings in Chicago Wednesday.
11 people wounded over 3 hours in Chicago, mostly in neighborhoods that have been more violent this year
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