Dozens injured in weekend shootings in Chicago

By WEEK Producer

Dozens injured in weekend shootings in Chicago

June 17, 2013 Updated Jun 17, 2013 at 5:53 PM CDT

CHICAGO, Ill. – Chicago Police are investigating several shootings in the city that left at least eight people dead.

Three dozen additional people were wounded in Chicago's most violent weekend so far this year.

The shootings happened between Friday and Sunday nights leaving a tally of at least 41 injuries.

Police say that despite the weekend's deadly events, there have been fewer shootings and homicides in the city this year compared to last year.

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