Another bloody American weekend: Gun violence sees 22 killed in shootings across America; including boy, 16, in Chicago

Another bloody American weekend: Gun violence sees 22 killed in shootings across America; including boy, 16, in Chicago

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By ANDREA CAVALLIER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM and WIRES

CHICAGO — At least 22 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in shootings that erupted in multiple cities across the U.S. this weekend.

The deadly weekend included two mass shootings, one on Saturday at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York where 10 people were shot and killed and another on Sunday at a church in southern California where one person was killed and five others were injured.

A 16-year-old was among five people killed in Chicago over the weekend while a six-year-old was shot in the head in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

At least three people were killed in Milwaukee just days after dozens were injured in shootings outside a Milwaukee Bucks game on May 13.

On Sunday, as thousands of people flocked to an open-air flea market in Houston, a gunfight erupted between a group of five people. Two men were killed in the shooting and three were injured.

Later that night, seven people were shot in three different locations at shootings across the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Several U.S. cities have reported dramatic spikes in deadly violence totals last year.

Chicago’s 797 homicides in 2021 — its highest toll for any year in a quarter-century — eclipsed the totals in the two bigger U.S. cities, surpassing Los Angeles’ tally by 400 and New York’s by nearly 300. (ai/mtvn/MailOnline)

This article first appeared on MailOnline

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