The body of a 46-year-old Chicago woman was found outside a burning vehicle Friday morning in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 3 a.m. Saturday on the Near West Side.
Dwan Long was fatally shot in the chest when two men walked up and one of them opened fire about 8:05 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue.
Another sweltering weekend brought more violence to Chicago’s streets – with eight people killed and 37 others wounded in shootings or stabbings between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning.
Two men were shot early Sunday while standing on the sidewalk in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A 55-year-old man was killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings throughout the city between late Saturday and Sunday morning, including five men wounded in separate shootings during a violent 20-minute period on the South Side.
Two commercial tax preparers operating from the West Englewood neighborhood have been charged with submitting more than 20 false returns.