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Chicago’s only incidence of gun violence on Wednesday was fatal drive-by attack

Five people — including three newborn babies — were stabbed at an overnight day care center inside a New York City home early Friday, and a woman who had slashed her wrist and was found in the basement was taken into custody, police said. The victims were listed in critical but stable condition.

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One person was fatally shot in Chicago over a 24-hour period Wednesday, marking the city’s quietest day in recent months.

The day’s sole shooting reported to police occurred during the afternoon in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side and was a homicide, according to Chicago police.

Ramon Edward Dobine, 22, was standing on a sidewalk about 4:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East 63rd Street when a vehicle pulled up next to him and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago police.

Dobine was struck in the head and pronounced dead at the scene about seven minutes later, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

The previous day was far more turbulent — one person died and six others were wounded in a 23-hour span Tuesday.