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posted: 8/16/2014 12:16 PM

Girl, 16, shot in head on Chicago's South Side

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Associated Press

CHICAGO -- A 16-year-old girl has been fatally shot in the head on Chicago's South Side.

Police say she was shot early Saturday morning in the West Englewood neighborhood.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports a 20-year-old man was shot and wounded in the same incident.

Other overnight violence claimed the life of a 25-year-old man a block from the Chicago police headquarters late Friday night. According to police, that man was shot in the stomach and died at the scene.

The Sun-Times reports that at least seven other people were wounded in shootings since the start of the weekend, when gun violence typically spikes.

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