Four Dead, Eight Wounded In Citywide Shootings
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Updated 4/14/12 at 5:55 p.m.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Four people are dead and eight others were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city Friday night through Saturday afternoon.
The first fatal shooting occurred about 1:23 a.m. on Saturday, when a 52-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the neck in the 6400 block of South Langley Avenue, police said.
David Loggins, of the 6500 block of South Champlain Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
About 2:44 a.m., a man was shot in the chest in the 6600 block of South Racine Avenue, police said.
The 31-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was pronounced dead about 3:43 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. The victim’s name is not being released pending family notification.
The victim was an on-duty cabdriver from Lansing, a source said.
About 4:33 a.m., a 21-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the 3900 block of West 19th Street, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
About 12:40 p.m., police found a man dead after receiving a call of shots fired in the 9600 block of South Carpenter Street on the Far South Side. The man, who is believed to be in his 30s, had gunshots wounds, police said.
Four other people were wounded in non-fatal shootings Saturday morning and afternoon.
– A man in his 20s was in the 5100 block of South Ingleside Avenue about 12:45 a.m. when he was shot, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center for multiple gunshot wounds, but his condition was not immediately known.
– A 20-year-old man was shot in the hand about 3:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Grand Avenue, police said, He was taken in “stable” condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
– An unknown assailant in the 2700 block of West Augusta Boulevard shot a 24-year-old man in the upper back about 3:43 a.m., police said. He walked into Norwegian-American Hospital where he was listed in good condition.
– A 19-year-old man was shot in the abdomen about 2:37 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue during a possible drive-by shooting, police said. The man was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
Four males, all of them teenagers, were shot Friday evening.
– Two teenagers were standing on the corner in the 7700 block of South Carpenter Avenue with a group of other males about 8:54 p.m. when a male shooter approached and opened fire, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the left cheek and left side of the chest, and he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. A 19-year-old man was shot in the left ear and taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center. Both were in good condition.
– Two other teens–a 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man–were walking on the sidewalk in the 7000 block of South Throop Street about 11:25 p.m. when shots were fired, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The boy was shot in the abdomen and taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. The man was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with gunshot wounds to the neck and shoulder.
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