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Juneteenth Celebration Turns Deadly, Leaving One Dead And 22 Injured

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2023
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Twenty-three people were shot Sunday in a Chicago parking lot during a celebration for Juneteenth, leaving 22 victims injured and one dead, according to The Associated Press. The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office reported that the violent event occurred in a strip mall in Willowbrook as residents gathered to celebrate Juneteenth peacefully when suddenly several people started to shoot at the crowd, according to the AP. “We know of 22 victims injured and one victim killed by gunfire. Several other victims were also injured while attempting to flee the area,” the...

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