13 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Friday And Saturday
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CHICAGO (STMW) – At least 13 people, including a 10-year-old girl, were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city Friday evening and Saturday morning.
Five of the shootings occurred early Saturday.
Two males, ages unknown, were in the 1300 block of West 15th Street in Little Village about 2:14 a.m. Saturday, Police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. Both were shot in the leg and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in unknown condition.
A 10-year-old was among the victims.
Temiria Allen was grazed in the leg early Saturday while her family was preparing to leave a party in Humboldt Park.
“My daughter started screaming,” the girl’s mother, Veria Head-Davis, told CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.
“I didn’t know what it was. I just felt something hit me,” the fourth-grader said.
They found a small wound, which paramedics treated at the scene. The window and couch had bullet holes.
A 18-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 1300 block of West 13th Street in Little Italy about 12:32 a.m., Gaines said. He was taken in an unknown condition to University Of Illinois Medical Center.
A male, age unknown, was shot in the 5200 block of South Wood Street in Back of the Yards about 12:07 a.m., Gaines said. He was taken in an unknown condition to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.
Eight shootings occurred Friday evening and night.
A male whose age was not immediately known was shot in the shoulder in the 2200 block of North Christiana Avenue in Humboldt Park about 11:23 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
At 8:49 p.m., a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the arm in the 6300 block of North Rockwell Street in Rogers Park, Gaines said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in stable condition.
A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 1000 block of North Christiana Avenue in Humboldt Park about 8:16 p.m., Gaines said. Hospital and condition information was not immediately available.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the hip about 7:49 p.m. in the 3100 block of West 61st Street in Englewood, police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien said.
He was taken in “serious” condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in stable condition, police said.
About 8 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the arm and side near East 89th Street and South Escanaba Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.
About the same time, a 23-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 1000 block of North Campbell Avenue in Humboldt Park, Gaines said. He was listed in stable condition at an unidentified hospital.
A man was shot in the back in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood. The shooting happened about 4:14 p.m. in the 4100 block of West 78th Street, police said. The 21-year-old man shot in the back was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His condition was not known, police said.
Police said a 16-year-old girl was hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting in Bronzeville about 14 minutes before the Marquette Park shooting. The girl was shot just after 4 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Drexel Boulevard, police said.
The teen was shot in the left leg and sustained a through-and-through injury. She was taken to Northwestern University Medical Center in fair condition, police said.
She appears to have been an unintended target.
Police did not provide a vehicle description.
Nobody is in custody for any of the shootings. Detectives are investigating.
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