In another violent summer weekend in Chicago, at least 40 people were shot and four people were killed. Among the dead is 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was killed by a stray bullet that shot through the bedroom window of the sleepover she was attending. The bullet hit her while she was waiting to make s'mores with her friends. Adams died the next day in the hospital.
NBC Chicago has a harrowing and detailed account of all the people shot this weekend. Among the others killed:
• A 24-year-old man was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene and a man in his 30s was shot in the torso and taken in stable condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, according to authorities.
• Police said a 21-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman were getting into a cab around 6 p.m. in the 900 block of North Mayfield Avenue when they "heard shots and felt pain," police said.
The 43-year-old woman was shot in the leg and suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center and the 53-year-old cab driver was shot in the abdomen and both thighs and was transported to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Both were listed in stable condition.
The 21-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and head and was transported in critical condition to West Suburban Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.
• In another fatal shooting Saturday, a 30-year-old man was found shot to death in a car in the South Austin neighborhood.
The man was discovered unresponsive in the driver's seat of a car parked in an alley in the 0-100 block of North Laramie Avenue just after 3 a.m. Saturday, police said.
This is the second wave of deadly shootings in Chicago in the past two weeks: Over the Fourth of July weekend, 82 people were shot and 14 were killed.
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