CHICAGO (STMW) — Four people were killed and at least 23 others were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night.
The most recent fatal shooting happened at 4:35 a.m. Sunday on the West Side, in the 100 block of South Springfield Street, wounding a total of four people, police said.
One man, 20, was shot in the chest and died at the scene, police said. Three other 20-year-olds were hurt in the same shooting, including a woman who was shot in the head and remains in critical condition.
Two other men both suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and were taken to area hospitals in “stable” condition, police said. Details on circumstances surrounding the attack were not yet known.
About 11:50 p.m. Saturday, a 19-year-old man was found fatally wounded in the 800 block of South Lawndale Avenue when officers responded to a call of shots fired, police said.
Antione Green, of the 3100 block of West Douglas Boulevard, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Twenty minutes earlier, one man was killed and another man was wounded in a separate shooting in the 0 to 100 block of South Parkside Avenue, in the West Side Austin neighborood.
The man was declared dead at the scene, while the other was taken to an area hospital in “stable” condition for a gunshot wound to his hand. Both men are believed to be in their late teens or early 20s.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the fatality, but said the man’s identity was not yet known Sunday morning.
One man was killed and another was critically hurt late Friday when an argument about beer at a party resulted in a shooting in the Northwest Side Hermosa neighborhood.
The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. after a group of co-workers at the party in the 1800 block of North Pulaski Road started arguing about beer, police said. The suspect left the party and returned with a handgun before shooting two men and pistol-whipping a third person, police said.
Juan De la Fuente, 35, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 2:45 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
A 27-year-old man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was listed in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.
A 32-year-old man is in custody for the shooting and charges are pending against him, police said.
At least 18 other people have been shot throughout the city, including a shooter and his victim who were both critically wounded at 10:10 p.m. Friday in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.
An 18-year-old man was shot in the face in the 2600 block of South Ridgeway Avenue by a suspect who was then shot in the head by a third person, who remains unknown, police said.
Both people were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where they were listed in critical condition, police said. The shooting appeared to be gang-related, police said.
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