1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings
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CHICAGO (STMW) – One man was killed and at least nine others were wounded in shootings Wednesday on the South and West sides.
The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West West End Avenue.
Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Holliman was shot in the left buttocks, left thigh and right knee, while the 21-year-old was shot in the left arm, left leg and stomach, authorities said. The 26-year-old was shot twice in the chest and once in the side, police said.
Holliman, of the 5200 block of West Race Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 6:28 p.m., authorities said.
The 21-year-old was in “stable” condition at Mount Sinai, and the 26-year-old was in serious condition at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police said.
The most recent nonfatal shooting happened in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, where a man was shot in the leg about 10 p.m., police said.
The 19-year-old was shot in the 1200 block of North Karlov Avenue. He was taken to Norwegian American Hospital in good condition.
Two hours earlier, a 22-year-old man was shot multiple times in the armpit in Austin.
The shooting happened at 8:15 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Chicago Avenue, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in “stable” condition, police said.
About five minutes before that, a 19-year-old man was shot in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The man was walking in the 1500 block of East Marquette Road at 8:10 p.m. when he heard shots and realized he had been shot in the leg, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in “stable” condition.
Wednesday morning, a man was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The 21-year-old was standing on a porch in the 200 block of West 113th Street about 11:40 a.m. when someone in a vehicle drove by and fired shots, police said. The vehicle sped off after the shooting.
The man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and a graze wound to the left ankle, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.
Early Wednesday, a 31-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
He was shot in the neck about 3 a.m. in the 4200 block of West Jackson Boulevard and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai, police said.
About two hours earlier, two men were shot in Englewood.
The men, 25 and 26, were standing outside with a group of people in the 5600 block of South Shields Avenue at 1:10 a.m. when they heard shots and realized they’d been hit, police said.
The 25-year-old was shot in both legs and the arm, while the 26-year-old was shot in the leg, police said. Both men were listed in “stable” condition at University of Chicago Medical Center.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)