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    Separate Shootings Across Chicago Leave 13 Killed, 41 Injured Over Weekend

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    At least 13 people were killed and 41 others wounded in separate shootings across Chicago during the weekend, media reported Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) According to The Chicago Tribune, the shootings occurred between Friday evening and early Monday, with the Friday night being the deadliest as five people were shot and killed, while nine were injured.

    The weekend injuries in Chicago include 16-17-year-old minors, and a 3-year-old boy, according to the newspaper.

    The issue of US gun safety laws has drawn particular attention following the June 12 massacre in Orlando, when a shooter identified as US national Omar Mateen opened fire in a crowded gay nightclub, killing 49 people and injuring at least 53 others. The Orlando massacre has become the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States.


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