<p>Chicago, August 6, 2018</p>.<div>Police in Chicago in the United States have said that 44 people were shot within 14 hours out of which five were killed, the media reported.</div>.<div>In three hours beginning at 1.30 a.m. on Sunday, police records show that 30 people were shot and two killed in 10 incidents, reports CNN.</div>.<div>The shootings lasted till 2 p.m.</div>.<div>"The city of Chicago experienced a violent night. Some of these instances were targeted and were related to gang conflicts in those areas," Bureau of Patrol Chief Fred Waller said Sunday afternoon. </div>.<div>In at least one incident, shooters opened fire into a crowded street party, Waller said.</div>.<div>Of the wounded, the oldest was 62 years of age and the youngest was 11.</div>.<div>Before the particularly violent Sunday, there were six shootings, none fatal, on Friday, and 15 shootings, one fatal, on Saturday.</div>.<div>Chicago has struggled with high shooting and murder rates in recent years. </div>.<div>But according to Waller, shootings were down 30 per cent from 2017 and murders decreased by 25 per cent.</div>.<div>June marked 15 straight months of fewer killings and shootings. However, on June 25, at least 21 were shot and two died.</div>.<div>IANS</div>.<p><span style="font-size: 14px;">(Our News Desk can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)</span></p>. Did you like this story? .<a href="https://www.instamojo.com/netindian/support-netindian/">Make a donation</a>. and help us to serve you better.