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40 Shot, 4 Killed This Weekend in Chicago

40 Shot, 4 Killed This Weekend in Chicago
Posted Monday, July 21st 2014 @ 9am  by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – On Friday night, 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was prepping s'mores at a sleepover party at her friend's apartment in Chicago when, as the girls were about to put the s'mores in the microwave, a stray bullet flew across a vacant lot, through an open window, then through a wall, and finally struck her in the head, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. She became the first of four people killed (and dozens more shot) over the weekend in Chicago, and the 33rd child victim of homicide in the city so far this year.

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