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Black Lives Matter Effect: 59 Shot in Chicago, 8 Shot in South Bend, 12 in Flint, 29 in New York

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Three people were killed and at least 59 wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend, authorities said.

The weekend shootings come as the city’s violence is under national scrutiny, with hundreds of federal agents being sent in to help quell a rise in shootings.

South Bend, Buttigieg’s hometown.

Law enforcement officials are investigating a series of shootings over the weekend that left one person dead and seven injured.

The four incidents are part of an upward trend in gun violence in South Bend this year.

As of Monday, 84 people have been shot in the city in “criminally assaulted shootings” so far in 2020, according to police. Of those, 14 have been killed, which is already more than the 11 people killed in shootings for all of 2019. Criminally assaulted shootings do not include accidental shootings or suicides.

At this time last year in South Bend, 63 people had been shot. In 2019 as a whole, police data show, 109 people were injured in shootings.

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