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A 10-year-old girl and a toddler were killed in Chicago gun violence

June 28, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

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A toddler and a 10-year-old child were killed in two separate incidents of gun violence in Chicago this weekend.

(CNN)A toddler and a 10-year-old child were killed in two separate incidents of gun violence in Chicago this weekend.

The 10-year-old girl died from her injuries on Sunday after she was shot in the head by a stray bullet that came through the window of her Logan Square home Saturday night, Chicago police said.

Stroger Hospital where she later died, police told CNN.

Separately, a 20-month-old boy was fatally shot in the chest and his 22-year-old mother was grazed by a bullet while the two were driving home from the laundromat Saturday afternoon, according to Chicago Police and reports from CNN affiliate WBBM.

The mother was driving south on Halsted Street near 60th Street in Englewood with her toddler son in a child seat in the back of the car when a vehicle pulled up alongside their car and started shooting into it, Chicago police told CNN.

As of June 14, there have been 268 murders in Chicago, a 22% increase from last year's total but slightly below the murder totals of 2017 and 2016, according to Chicago Police data.

Incidents of criminal sexual assault, robbery, aggravated battery, burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft are all below or on par with previous years, police data shows.

Shooting incidents, though, have increased 33% from last year, the data shows.

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