Nearly 40 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, including five in an attack after a party in Bronzeville, according to police.
From Friday afternoon to Monday morning, at least 36 people were wounded and three others were killed, according to data kept by the Tribune. Among those wounded, three were listed in critical condition as they were taken to hospitals.
So far this year, more than 1,300 people have been shot in Chicago, and there have been at least 236 homicides, the Tribune data shows. Shootings and homicides remain down from 2016 and 2017, years of record-breaking violence, but are higher than other recent years.
The attack that wounded five people, including a 15-year-old boy, happened just after midnight on Saturday while they were standing in the 100 block of East 51st Street in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, according to police.
All three homicides over the weekend happened on the South or Far South sides: the Bronzeville, West Pullman and Englewood neighborhoods.
In Bronzeville, a 26-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting that also injured an 18-year-old woman around 11:40 p.m. Sunday in the 4400 block of South Prairie Avenue, police said.
In Englewood, a 40-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday evening in the 5500 block of South Shields Avenue.
About 24 hours later, a 21-year-old man was killed in a double shooting in the 11900 block of South Michigan Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood.
Tribune reporter Hannah Leone contributed.
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