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11 dead, nearly 70 wounded in weekend violence in Chicago
Police attribute shootings to gangs, illegal guns, sweltering heat
Chicago violence
In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, photo, a man wipes his eyes outside the Stroger Hospital in Chicago after leaving the emergency room due to overwhelming crowds of family and friends of shooting victims. - photo by Associated Press
CHICAGO — At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of violence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, blamed the carnage on longtime Democratic rule in the city.
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