At least seven people were killed and dozens more injured in shootings around Chicago over the holiday weekend, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Police told BuzzFeed News they were still tallying the various incidents and noted the weekend was not over. Last year, 82 people were shot and 16 of them died, the Tribune reported.
On Sunday, family members grieved for the youngest victim, 7-year-old Amari Brown.
The boy was in a group of children standing in a front yard after a fireworks show, WGN reported. He was struck in the chest and later died at a hospital.
Claudia Koerner is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.
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