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Crime Violent weekend: 4 shot, 2 killed in 72 hours

16:55  28 october  2019
16:55  28 october  2019 Source:   wcnc.com

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At least 72 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, marking one of the deadliest spasms of violence in months in a city that has struggled The latest shootings, stretching over a 60- hour period from Friday evening until early Monday morning, came after city officials expressed optimism that

A 7-year-old girl playing with children in Chicago, an 8-year-old Atlanta girl riding with her mother and an 11-year-old boy running to get a phone charger in Washington, DC, were among the victims of gun violence over the July 4 weekend .

It was another deadly weekend in the Queen City, with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police investigating four shootings in a 72-hour span.

Two of the shootings were deadly, bringing Charlotte's homicide rate up to 91 so far this year. It was the third straight weekend with four shootings in the Queen City, leaving investigators frustrated with the violence.

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Four people were shot and two people were stabbed in the span of two hours Monday night. The first incident occurred just before 9:45 p.m. on Indy’s northeast side. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department tells us three people, two men and one woman, were shot just before 11:30 p.m. in the

Families and officials are calling for justice Monday after 87 people were shot and 17 killed , including two children, over a violent Fourth of July weekend

"We're always going to make the plea for calm and for peace and to let our detectives and crime scene officers do their jobs," said a CMPD spokesperson. "For us, one violent offence, one death, is one too many."

The most recent shooting happened Sunday evening on Cox Avenue in northwest Charlotte. The victim was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Medic.

Earlier Sunday, a 20-year-old woman was found shot to death near an apartment building in south Charlotte. No arrests have been made in either case.

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On Friday night, a man was found dead in his car on Catherine Simmons Avenue in northwest Charlotte. Another person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Not far from that scene, officers responding to a domestic stabbing were involved in a serious crash when two cruisers collided on Beatties Ford Road.

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CMPD said both officers involved in the crash are expected to be OK. CMPD would later confirm the officers were responding to the sound of gunshots which originated near the 2200 block of Augusta Street.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop .
The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded Saturday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain's second largest city for a fifth consecutive night. "This cannot continue. Barcelona does not deserve it," Mayor Ada Colau told reporters, adding that Friday's violence was the worst so far. Protesters clashed with police again later on Saturday despite efforts by some citizens to mediate by gathering between the two sides. There was also a skirmish between separatist supporters and police in a square in Spain's capital, Madrid. Authorities are bracing for more protests in the coming days.

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