CHICAGO (STMW) — Three men were killed and at least 25 other people — including an 8-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.
A robbery Sunday evening in the Austin neighborhood left a man dead and an 8-year-old boy injured.
Ron Hernandez, 45, was standing on the sidewalk about 5:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Washington when someone walked up and announced a robbery, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Hernandez, who lived on the same block where he was shot, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:51 p.m., authorities said.
The boy, who was in a passing vehicle at the time, suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and hand, police said. The driver of the vehicle took the boy to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in good condition.
A police source said the boy is 8 years old.
About 20 minutes earlier, a Cicero man was shot to death in different robbery in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
About 5:40 p.m., Miguel Haro, 44, was standing outside with another man in the 7200 block of South Hermitage when two people walked up and opened fire, authorities said.
Haro, of the 3200 block of South 54th Avenue in Cicero, was shot in the head and taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was pronounce dead at 6:19 p.m., authorities said.
The pair were working on rehabbing a vacant home when two robbers walked up and ordered them to kneel, according to a police report. One man complied and the robbers took his money and cell phone before striking him with the gun.
The police report said that Haro was shot in the head when he did not comply with the robber’s demands. The robbers ran away after the shooting.
About 4:40 p.m. Friday, a man was shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Johnny Coria, 19, was walking in the 3000 block of South Kedvale when someone walked up and opened fire, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
Coria, whose home address was not immediately known, was shot in the chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:10 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.
A man was wounded in a shooting in the 8000 block of South Manistee about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.
Officers conducting surveillance of a home on that block saw a red four-door Hyundai Sonata pull up and a male passenger get out, according to a police source. The male walked up to the porch and fired shots, striking a 24-year-old man inside the house.
He was shot in the left thigh and taken to South Shore Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.
The shooter got back into the red car and fled, police said. Officers gave chase until the car crashed into another vehicle, then a tree in the 9200 block of South Jeffery.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. The passenger and suspected shooter suffered a broken arm and was taken to a hospital where his condition stabilized. No charges have been filed as of early Monday morning.
At least 22 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since 4:40 p.m. Friday.
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