At least 7 people killed, 30 injured in Chicago over Labor Day weekend

  03 September 2019    Read: 1176
At least 7 people killed, 30 injured in Chicago over Labor Day weekend

At least seven people were killed and 30 injured in shootings across Chicago during Labor Day weekend, Sputnik reports. 

According to police, as cited by NBC Chicago, a 17-year-old boy is among the victims.

The Chicago Police Department deployed an additional 1,000 police officers over the weekend, as there tends to be an increase in crime in US cities over holidays and long weekends, such as Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July. Last year, a total of 4 people in Chicago were killed by gunshot over Labor Day weekend.


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