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6 dead, 35 wounded in holiday weekend shootings


chicagoSix people were killed and at least 35 others have been wounded in holiday weekend shootings across the city since Thursday night.

The weekend’s most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Uptown neighborhood.

Kezon Lamb, 19, was sitting in a vehicle with a female in the 4400 block of North Malden Street about 12:20 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, authorities said.

Lamb, of the 4100 block of West 127th Street in Alsip, was shot in the back and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m., authorities said.

Police said the female who was also sitting in the vehicle was hit by glass but was not shot.

Saturday night, a man was fatally shot one block from his home in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Anthony Hobson, 25, was riding a bike in the 10400 block of South Normal Avenue about 11:35 p.m. when a silver sedan drove by and someone inside fired shots, authorities said.

Hobson, of the 10500 block of South Normal Avenue, was shot in the head and shoulder and taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:07 a.m., authorities said. Police said he is a documented gang member.

An 18-year-old man died Saturday night after he was shot in the West Englewood neighborhood.

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