Jessica Villagomez is a general assignment reporter for The Chicago Tribune. She recently graduated from Northwestern University where she focused on immigration and community reporting. She has been published in PBS Newshour, In These Times Magazine, NPR’s Latino USA and HOY.
The shooting deaths marked a bloody Saturday, in which eight people including the children were killed in separate shootings.
Three young children were shot Saturday and the violence continued Sunday, with three homicides in a matter of hours.