▲ Up
 
15:33 28-08-2015
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanMongoliaWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
3 killed in Chicago weekend violence

Bishkek (AKIpress) - police strip Three people were shot to death in Chicago on Friday and Saturday, one week after a spate of Fourth of July violence left nine dead in the city, CNN said.

Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said the most recent death occurred when a man, 28, was shot in the back on West Devon Avenue about 3.20 pm Saturday.

Police said he was standing on the street when an unknown person killed him. That killing may be gang-related, Zala said.

On Friday, a 27-year-old man was killed and a woman wounded in domestic violence on South Rockwell Street, he said.

Also Friday, a man, 32, was killed on West Quincy Street in a possible drive-by shooting, Zala said.

Over the Fourth of July weekend, nine people were killed and more than 60 wounded, police said.

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said in eight incidents, police fired guns at suspects or were fired upon. In two incidents, police shot and killed the suspects, both of whom were 16.

McCarthy said lax state and federal gun laws played a part in the high rate of violence.


Twitterfacebookprint
11:19 14.07.2014
LATEST NEWS
15:26 Asian shares extend global rally after upbeat U.S. economic data calm sentiment15:24 Gazprom Management Committee Chairman to visit Bishkek15:23 Foreign Minister: Kazakhstan encourages civilian nuclear energy with security in mind15:18 Lenin Peak being cleaned from trash remaining since collapse of Soviet Union15:18 Experts from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan discuss border issues14:59 Overhead power transmission line from Batken to Tajikistan to be built under CASA-1000 Project14:51 Power transmission line to be stretched to Almaty from Kemin substation14:51 Storm Erika swamps Dominica, may reach hurricane strength near Florida on Monday14:43 Daniel Rosenblum comments on forced child and adult labor in Uzbekistan14:37 National Bank of Kyrgyzstan introduces direct supervision at Rosinbank14:12 Dushanbe to celebrate Melon and Honey Festival13:46 Dushanbe to host first international conference on development of tourism in country13:22 National currency of Tajikistan depreciates by 2.1% over past two weeks13:21 Mongolian-Japanese Economic Forum held in Ulaanbaatar13:03 Lorry of 50 migrants' corpses found in Austria12:57 Over 600 Kazakh civil servants conceal their criminal record – Prosecutor General12:46 Accession to WTO opens new markets for Kazakh metallurgists – expert12:38 Designers invited to partake in nomad fashion contest as part of World Festival of Epics12:37 Foreign Ministers of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold talks in Antalya12:34 UAE to build school in Astana
Astana
+20° C
Ashgabat
+29° C
Bishkek
+20° C
Dushanbe
+24° C
Tashkent
+27° C
exchange rates
 
74.47
66.00
9.96
0.98
272.78
241.76
37.75
3.59
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
2710.18
2512.73
405.44
50.01
3.95
3.50
0.55
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2015. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75