47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet – CNN.com


CNN — After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend’s bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city’s recent surge in gun violence.The girl was just one of 47 shooting victims in Chicago over the weekend, five of which were fatal, according to statistics released by the Chicago Police Department.Shamiya Adams was brought to a nearby hospital in critical condition on Friday and pronounced dead Saturday morning, according to Anthony Brucci, a spokesman for Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.She was visiting a friend when a stray bullet from outside the residence struck her, according to Chicago Police Officer Jose Estrada.

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