Chicago shootings – 10 people gunned down including three teens in another night of bloodshed as gun crime soars

THREE teens were among 10 people shot in Chicago Wednesday night in a spree of gun violence that has overtaken the city.

Police responded to a 911 call in North Lawndale just after 6PM Wednesday, finding five people who were shot in the area.

Area Four Deputy Chief Ernest Cato said 10 people were found with gunshot wounds within blocks of each other

Not even five minutes later, police located another five people with gunshot wounds down the road.

Authorities said two victims were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Other victims took themselves to the hospital for care.

Police are still investigating to see if the two shooting incidents are related.

“This is becoming an effort where we’re going to need an all-hands-on-deck approach,” Chicago Police Department Deputy Chief Ernest Cato said.

“That approach is going to involve our community…our community who has cell phone photos, who has Facebook information, we’re going to need your help.”

More to follow…

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