Fifty Wounded, Eight Dead over Another Bloody Chicago Weekend, Including Three Children

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 25: Chicago Police crime tape is displayed at the scene where a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed and another 18-year-old man was shot and wounded on the 7300 block of South Sangamon Street on April 25, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Last week Chicago reached over 1,000 people shot since the beginning of the year. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
The weather in Chicago was wonderfully mild this weekend, with a cool breeze, bright sun and nice temps in the upper 70s. Unfortunately, with the nice weather, a large number of shootings broke out with an average of one shooting every 33 minutes during one 14-hour period. After early reports showed fewer incidents, the final total saw eight killed and 50 shot.