4 Killed, 13 Others Wounded In Shootings Overnight
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CHICAGO (STMW) – Three men and one woman were killed and at least another 13 wounded in shootings throughout the city late Friday and early Saturday.
In the most recent attack, a woman was killed in the Englewood neighborhood, according to a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The woman’s identity was not being released as of 8:15 a.m. but she was shot in the 6400 block of South Bishop Street, and pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 5:15 a.m., according to the spokesman.
The shooting, which wounded another woman and man, occurred about 4:15 a.m., according to police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.
The three were outside in front of a home at the Bishop Street address when two males approached on foot, opened fire on the victims, then fled scene.
Police said the three victims were a 42-year-old woman who suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and back and was taken initially in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
A 20-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to one of her arms and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital where she was in good condition, police said. A 43-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg but refused medical attention.
Meanwhile, two men were shot — one fatally — early Saturday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood.
About 1 a.m., two men were shot in the 8400 block of South Hoyne Avenue, according to police News Affairs. One man was shot in the head and the other suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the legs. Both men were taken to Christ Medical Center. The man shot in the head, Lionel Rattler, 35, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the medical examiner’s office.
About 2:15 a.m., a man was found dead in an alley at North Bernard Street and West Irving Park Road with multiple gunshot wounds, a report from police News Affairs said. The man was identified as Devjuea Crittenden, 20, according to the medical examiner’s office.
At 2:30 a.m., a 45-year-old man, identified as Henry Tellis, according to the medical examiner’s office, was found unresponsive and with a gunshot to the chest in a vehicle in the 8900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
According to unconfirmed dispatch reports, the vehicle was a blue Cadillac.
In other shootings:
• A man was critically wounded Friday night during a shooting in the South Side Oakland neighborhood.
About 9:18 p.m., a 28-year-old man was walking outside in the 4200 block of South Lake Shore Drive when a man fired shots, striking him in the head and back, according to police News Affairs. The gunman then fled west.
The victim was in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
• A man was shot multiple times Friday night in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
A 30-year-old man was outside in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street about 10:50 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police News Affairs. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Kevin MacGregor said.
• Two men were shot while they were standing on a corner in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood late Friday.
About 11 p.m. the two victims, ages 25 and 29, were standing outside on the corner at 7900 South Laflin Street when they heard shots, then felt pain, according to police News Affairs. The 25-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was in “stable” condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The 29-year-old was shot in the thigh and was at Stroger Hospital, also “stable,” police said.
• Two people were wounded Friday night during a shooting in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Two people were shot in the 6500 block of South Laflin Street about 11:10 p.m., Fire Media Affairs spokesman Kevin MacGregor said. One person was taken “stable” condition to Holy Cross Hospital and the other person was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.
• Two men were shot Friday night while playing dice in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
The shooting happened in the 6500 block of South Justine Street about 11 p.m., according to police News Affairs. The two victims, ages 22 and 24, were outside playing dice when a male offender emerged from a gangway, fired shots, then fled scene, police said. The 22-year-old suffered gunshot wounds to the back and buttocks and the 24-year-old suffered a gunshot to the hand, police said.
The 24-year-old man was taken in “stable” condition to Holy Cross Hospital and the other man was taken in “stable” condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.
• A 26-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting early Saturday in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.
About 2:07 a.m., police responded to a call in the 5100 block of South Wood Street and found the victim shot on the sidewalk, according to police News Affairs. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was “stable,” police said.
• A male was shot early Saturday in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
At 3:05 a.m., a male was shot in the back in the 8100 block of South Avalon Avenue, according to police News Affairs. Hospital and condition information, as well as the victim’s age, were not immediately available.
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