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Weekend Blotter: One Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Violence

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Apr 29, 2013 3:10PM

  • At least one person was killed and 14 people were wounded in citywide violence this weekend.

  • Andre Vasquez, 36, was fatally shot in the head in the West Town neighborhood around 6 a.m. Sunday. One other person was critically injured in the same shooting, which authorities say was the result of a fight that started inside a private bar at 2500 W. Division Street.

  • At 2 p.m. Friday, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg while sitting on his porch.

  • An off-duty police officer witnessed a shooting and shot and wounded one of the suspects. Police are still searching for three other suspects.

  • A man was arrested in the Humboldt Park neighborhood after he allegedly pointed a sawed-off shotgun at a police officer during a traffic stop. The officer shot Daniel D. Jackson, 31, in the arm, but the suspect fled. Police caught up with him when he crashed his car.