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23 Shot, One Dead, As Chicago Suburb Juneteenth Celebration Turns Violent

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2023
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Twenty-three people were shot, and one person is dead after a large crowd gathered in a strip mall parking lot southwest of Chicago to celebrate Juneteenth over the weekend. Authorities said they were monitoring the gathering, which began around 6:00 p.m. Saturday in Willowbrook, Illinois, before an unknown number of suspects opened fire shortly after midnight, ABC 7 reported. Sheriff’s deputies left the area to respond to a 911 call nearby, but they heard gunshots and immediately returned to the parking lot. “It was supposed to be like a Juneteenth...

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