America's Violent Weekend: Us Rocked By Back-To-Back Shootings Across The Country - Cnn

America's Violent Weekend: Us Rocked By Back-To-Back Shootings Across The Country - Cnn

America's violent weekend: US rocked by back-to-back shootings across the country

At least nine people lost their lives in back-to-back shootings over the weekend.

4/19/2021 2:00:00 PM

Over the weekend, at least nine people died from gun violence in back-to-back shootings across the country -- in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Ohio, Nebraska and Louisiana.

At least nine people lost their lives in back-to-back shootings over the weekend.

In the age of active shooters, a new mantra has emerged: 'Run. Hide. Fight.'By the end of the weekend, at least nine more people had died from gun violence in back-to-back shootings across the country -- in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Ohio, Nebraska and Louisiana. At least 10 more were wounded. Since March 16, when eight people were killed and one wounded in shootings at three Atlanta-area spas, at least 50 mass shootings have been reported in the United States. CNN defines a mass shooting as a shooting with four or more casualties -- dead or wounded -- excluding the shooter. Some of the shootings this weekend fell short of that definition. But together, they underscored the fact the United States faces not just the Covid-19 pandemic, but a gun violence epidemic, as well.ChicagoRead MoreA 7-year-old girl was killed in a shooting in Chicago on Sunday afternoon that also left a 29-year-old man seriously injured, according to Chicago Police spokesperson Anthony Spicuzza.In a statement emailed to CNN, Spicuzza said the two were in a vehicle near the parking lot of a business when they were hit at about 4:18 p.m.The girl was struck multiple times and taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, the statement said. The man was hit in the torso and was hospitalized in serious condition.The shooting is under investigation. No one is in custody, the statement said.Austin, TexasAt least three people were killed in a shooting in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. Police described the incident as an isolated"domestic situation." Austin police, fire and emergency medical services responded at about 11:42 a.m. to the city's Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway area, where they found three people suffering gunshot wounds, officials said.EMS, police and fire officials responded to a shooting incident in Austin, Texas.Police identified the suspect as 41-year-old Stephen Nicholas Broderick, a former Travis County Sheriff's Office detective who was charged last year with sexual assault of a child, a sheriff's office spokesperson told CNN. The victims -- two women and a man -- knew Broderick, Austin Police Interim Chief Joseph Chacon said. A child was involved in the incident but was located and is safe.Broderick resigned from the sheriff's office last year following his arrest in June, and he was was released on bond later that month.He remained at large Sunday evening.Kenosha, WisconsinA shooting at a tavern in southeast Wisconsin early Sunday left three people dead and three others wounded, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Office.Gunfire erupted at The Somers House tavern around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, according to Sheriff David G. Beth, who said it"sounds like one person got removed from the establishment and possibly came back a short time later" and started shooting. It was unclear why that person was initially removed, the sheriff said. 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