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9-year-old boy among 11 killed in Chicago shootings

CHICAGO: A weekend of bloodshed in Chicago left 11 people dead, including a nine-year-old boy, as police struggled to contain the gun violence plaguing the city in the US heartland. The boy was killed while riding in an SUV with a 31-year-old man. A grey sedan pulled alongside and someone inside began shooting, according to police who did not identify either victim. The older man was struck in the back, face and chest, and was in critical condition at a hospital, police said. The young boy died of a gunshot wound to…