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3 dead, 21 wounded in weekend shootings

The man, later identifed as Joaquin Rocha, was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone in a passing SUV fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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Police said a 21-year-old man was walking in the 9900 block of South State Street when someone inside a passing vehicle fired shots, hitting the 21-year-old in the head.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Monday morning, the man was identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Martell L. Smith, of the 300 block of West 104th Street in Chicago. Police said no one was in custody in connection with the shooting.

About 7 p.m. Saturday, Eric Turner was standing outside his home in the 7300 block of South Dorchester Avenue when a person approached him, pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest...

Rocha, of the 4700 block of South Springfield Avenue, was driven to the University of Illinois Medical Center where he was pronounced dead just after 4 a.m., according to the medical examiner's office.

...got into an argument with a neighbor in the backyard of a home in the 1900 block of North Rockwell Street about 3:03 a.m. Monday when he was stabbed in his chest, police said...

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