16-year-old girl shot in head among 2 dead, 8 injured in overnight shootings in Chicago


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CHICAGO — A 16-year-old girl has been fatally shot in the head on Chicago's South Side.

Police say she was shot early Saturday morning in the West Englewood neighborhood.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1t9JP0X ) a 20-year-old man was shot and wounded in the same incident.

Other overnight violence claimed the life of a 25-year-old man a block from the Chicago police headquarters late Friday night. According to police, that man was shot in the stomach and died at the scene.

The Sun-Times reports that at least seven other people were wounded in shootings since the start of the weekend, when gun violence typically spikes.

Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, http://www.suntimes.com/index

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