Two killed, 19 wounded in Chicago shootings

Chicago: Two people were killed and at least 19 more were shot in Chicago as the city embraced a violent start to the weekend on Saturday, according to local media reports.

NBC Chicago reported that seven people were shot late Friday before midnight, including two victims who were pronounced dead after they were taken to hospital. Another 14 people were shot early Saturday morning.

The youngest victim is a 14-year-old girl who was standing on a sidewalk in a neighborhood west of Chicago, where a person inside a dark-colored vehicle opened fire on her and hit her in the foot and arm. She is reportedly in stable condition after being taken to hospital. 

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