4 Men Shot In North Lawndale In Violent Chicago Night

UPDATED 03/30/12 6:05 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Four men were shot and wounded Thursday night in a drive-by attack in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt Road – near Keeler Avenue.

Police say the men were standing on the sidewalk when a dark-colored sedan pulled up. At that point, someone inside the vehicle fired shots.

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Two men, ages 29 and 27, were shot in the leg, police said. A 27-year-old was shot in the thigh and a 29-year-old man was shot in the arm.

All were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and were reported in stable condition, police said. No one was in custody early Friday.

Police were investigating and setting up crime scene tape in front of a grocery store at the scene early Friday.

The West Side shooting capped off a violent evening in Chicago. Four and a half hours earlier, a man was killed and five others were wounded when two gunmen sprayed a convenience store with bullets in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

The shooting occurred about 6 p.m. in a store on the 1400 block of West 79th Street. It took the life of Shawndell Harris, 22, of the 9100 block of South Perry Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Witnesses say two men in dark hoodies opened fire. A local pastor says as many as a dozen shots were fired.

Four of those wounded were transported in critical condition to either Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn or Stroger Hospital of Cook County. The fifth victim was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

Other shooting victims Thursday afternoon included a 31-year-old man who was shot in the head during an argument outside in the 0-99 block of East 113th Place about 4:40 p.m.

David Gully, 31, who lived on the block where he was shot, was pronounced dead at 5:10 p.m. at Roseland Community Hospital, according to the Medical Examiner’s office.

At 5:06 p.m., a 24-year-old man was walking in the 11800 block of South Ashland Avenue when two shooters approached and opened fire, striking him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and was reported in stable condition.

At 10:14 p.m., a male victim was shot in the leg in the 13100 block of South Ellis Avenue and taken to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island. His age and condition were not known.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

  • Out Rage

    I have something for these thugs.

    It’s a Electric Chair.When caught don’t send them to jail send them straight to the chair!

    Why waste my tax dollars on a trail for the idiots? What, they didn’t think about what they were about to do?

    They are a menace to society. Let’s exterminate these thugs NOW!!!

  • truth be told

    when two people make a baby raise it right with hard work and good parental guidance then in a generation strt seeing the diffference

  • yo mama

    Where’s the public outcry? Congressmen wearing hoodies in session? The media trying the case in the court of public opinion?
    Oh, I guess that only happens when a non-black shoots/kills a black. Black on black crime = nothing to see here…. move along.

  • Just Axin

    The way it looks, I’ll have a better shot at winning the Lotto vs these brothas making a kill shot…sheesh!

  • Spookiest spook

    Pookie? Rayray? You there?

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