Elderly man among 6 killed over Labor Day weekend

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CHICAGO -- Five people have been killed in shootings across Chicago over Labor Day weekend.

An 80-year-old man was shot and killed Monday morning at his home in the South Shore neighborhood. Police say he suffered a gunshot wound to the face. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

A 24-year-old man also died Monday morning after he was shot in the head near the intersection of 68th St. and South Emerald, according to police.

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed late Sunday night in the South Shore neighborhood near 78th and Cornell. Police say two men walked up and opened fire, shooting him in the back.  He was transferred to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, but later died.

Earlier Sunday, police found an unidentified 19-year-old man who suffered from multiple gunshot wounds in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. He was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.

A 45-year-old man was also shot and killed Sunday while he was unloading boxes in the Englewood neighborhood. Police said someone dressed in all black opened fire and then fled the scene.

The first victim killed by gun violence over the holiday weekend was 33-year-old Juan Peter Rosas, who was shot in the head and killed in the Archer Heights neighborhood.

There have been over 32 shooting victims this weekend, nearly all of them on the South and West sides. Police staged a series of raids across the West Side in hopes of getting ahead of the violence.