- Associated Press - Saturday, October 29, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say a 14-year-old boy was among six people killed in shootings during a 12-hour period. Nineteen others were injured.

The shootings from Friday afternoon to early Saturday happened in some of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods on the city’s south and west sides.

Police say the 14-year-old boy was standing on a street in the South Austin neighborhood when someone in a car began shooting at about 1:20 a.m. Saturday. He was identified as Demarco Webster Jr.

A man and a woman were killed while in a car at a gas station parking lot Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. They were identified as Brian Fields and Chiquita Ford, both 30 years old.

Chicago has more than 600 homicides this year. Last year’s total was 468.

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