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NEW YORK, September 20. (Itar-Tass). – Eleven people including a 3-year-old child were injured as a result of a shooting opened by an unidentified gunman in the streets of Chicago, Illinois, as reported by local authorities on Thursday.
According to available data, three injured were rushed to hospital in critical condition. The incident occurred on a basketball court. Ten ambulances immediately drove out to the site.
At present, some 60 police officers are trying to find out the causes of the occurrence.
As a result of a shooting, opened on Monday on a US Navy yard in Washington, D.C., at least 13 people died.
The circumstances and causes of the incident are being specified, however, the authorities claim that there are no grounds to name this tragedy an act of terror. Mourning ceremonies were held in Washington on Tuesday. All the victims were identified. About 10 people remain in hospitals. The medics say that their condition is stable.
US President Barak Obama stated that the tragic incident with the shooting that occurred on the Navy Yard testifies that the US needs a system of more intensive checks of those who want to buy firearms.