CHICAGO (WLS) — For a second straight weekend, violence in Chicago has impacted the lives of dozens of people.
According to Chicago police, 61 people were shot and 15 were killed between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Three of those fatal shootings victims were minors, police said.
Community activist Andrew Holmes shared a picture of 10-year-old Lena Nunez, who was shot and killed while visiting her uncle’s home in Logan Square Saturday night. A stray bullet came through the window.
Holmes said the family is heartbroken.
The shooting happened just after 1-year-old Sincere Gaston was shot and killed while riding home from the laundromat with his mother in the Englewood neighborhood.
There is a growing reward for the arrest and conviction of the boy’s killer. The newly formed reward group “I’m Telling, Don’t Shoot” is putting up $25,000.
“This is a group of business owners that are pretty much fed up as it relates to the gun violence in our communities,” said Early Walker, a philanthropist and business owner.
“I want to urge anybody that know something, say something. This could be you,” said Tiffany Henyard, a business owner.
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