CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and local leaders are calling for more state and federal support as shootings across Chicago over the weekend have left three children dead.
One of the slain children was a 10-year-old girl who died Saturday night after a stray bullet came through an apartment window and struck her in the head.
That was among 61 shooting, including at least 15 that were deadly, over the weekend. Earlier Saturday, a 1-year-old boy was killed and his mother injured when a gunman opened fire on their vehicle.
Also, a 17-year-old died after he got into an altercation and someone fired shots.