1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Across City On Tuesday
CHICAGO (STMW) — One person was killed and at least 11 others — including a 74-year-old man — were wounded in shootings across the city Tuesday.
A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
About 10:25 p.m., two people approached a 21-year-old man who was in a black Ford Expedition in the 2300 block of West 80th Street, police said. The man was shot in the chest and the two people drove off in the SUV.
He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the fatality, but did not release any additional information early Wednesday.
The most recent non-fatal shooting happened less than an hour earlier, when a man was shot and seriously wounded in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 300 block of South Mozart Street discovered the 25-year-old man outside with several gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
About 6:40 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.
The boy was in the 0-100 block of East 59th Street when he was shot in the chest and arm, police said. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in “stable” condition.
At 5:17 p.m., a woman was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 37-year-old was in the 1400 block of North Homan Avenue when she was shot in the hand, police said. She was taken to Norwegian American Hospital in “stable” condition.
A man was shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side about 3:45 p.m.
The 22-year-old man was walking in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition with a gunshot wound to his arm.
A 74-year-old man was shot about 1:30 p.m. in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The man was shot in the neck in the 11200 block of South Throop Street, police said. He was taken in “stable” condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
About an hour earlier, two people were shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
A 22-year-old man was shot in the buttocks, foot and lower leg and a 23-year-old woman was shot in the lower leg in the 200 block of West 105th Place, police said. Both were in “stable” condition on the scene.
A few hours earlier, two men were shot in Englewood.
The men — ages 26 and 29 — were approached on the street in the 700 block of West 69th Street about 10:40 a.m. by a suspect who shot them both in the legs, police said. Both were taken in good condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
The victims were not cooperating with police.
About 8:35 a.m., a man was shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
The 19-year-old man was shot in both arms in the 5100 block of West Thomas Street, police said. He was taken in “stable” condition to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.
About midnight, a man was shot in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The 34-year-old was standing in a doorway in the 5100 block of West Parker Avenue when someone fired from the street and shot him in the arm, police said.
The man, a self-admitted gang member, was taken to Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center in good condition.
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