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10 killed in Chicago weekend shootings; City plans to add more officers

By Diane Pathieu,

Chicago police are taking the next step to cut street violence on the heels of a deadly weekend that saw the city record its 500th homicide of 2017.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing more cops on the streets after 10 people were killed in shootings this weekend.

The most recent fatal shooting occurred at 60th and South Richmond streets at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday. Police said a woman and two men were shot.

The 42-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as 42-year-old Catherine Barnett. One of the men was transported to Stroger Hospital in serious condition while the other wounded man suffered a graze wound and refused treatment at the scene.


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