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Chicago Mass Shooting Arrest: 2 Men In Custody Including Alleged Gunman, Charges Pending

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    Police investigate the scene in Cornell Square Park on the South Side where 13 people including a three-year-old child were shot on September 19, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Eighteen people were reported shot in the city, including one fatally, in less than a four-hour period on Thursday evening. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Getty

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    3-year-old boy among 13 injured in shooting at Chicago park

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      3-year-old Deonta Howard was shot in the head.

      (CNN) -- A mass shooting at a Chicago park left a 3-year-old boy in critical condition and returned the spotlight to gun violence in the city with the nation's highest number of homicides.
      The child was among 13 people shot in Cornell Square Park on the city's South Side late Thursday night. None of the

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      Chicago Park Shooting Updates: Rahm Emanuel Cancels D.C. Trip After 13 Wounded On Southwest Side

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      After 13 people, including a 3-year-old, were shot Thursday night in a park on Chicago's Southwest Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel canceled a Friday appearance in New Jersey and meetings in Washington, D.C. and was heading back to Chicago.

      In a Friday morning statement, Emanuel described the mass shooting at Cornell Square Park in the 1800 block of West

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      Chicago police: Assault-style gun used in attack

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        In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, photo, a women becomes emotional near the scene of a shooting at Cornell Square Park in Chicago's Back of the Yard neighborhood that left multiple victims including a 3-year-old boy. Thursday night's attack was the latest violence in a city that has struggled to stop such shootings by increasing police patrols....

        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago