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514 people have been shot and killed in Chicago so far this year.




Chicago Sun-Times:

Three men were killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings on Columbus Day in Chicago.

A 46-year-old man was shot to death about 2:10 p.m. Monday in the South Shore neighborhood. He was standing outside in the back of a home in the 7300 block of South Dante when someone walked up and fired shots, according to Chicago Police. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:53 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His identity has not been released pending notification of his family.

About 1:15 a.m., 34-year-old Adam Furtick was found shot inside a vehicle in the 4300 block of West 79th Street in the Scottsdale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Furtick, who lived in Bridgeview, had suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 6:15 a.m.

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