(STMW) –Two men were killed and at least 25 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
The latest homicide happened about 2 a.m. Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
A 27-year-old man was driving near the intersection of Carroll and Central Park avenues when he was shot multiple times in the chest, back and arm, according to Chicago Police. His vehicle then crashed into a pole.
He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office withheld his name Saturday night pending family notification.
The weekend’s first shooting also turned fatal after a West Garfield Park drive-by attack about 6:40 p.m. Friday.
Alex Malone was outside in the 4100 block of West Wilcox when someone fired shots from a passing minivan, authorities said.
He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:17 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Malone was from the 1600 block of South Spaulding.
The weekend’s most recent shooting happened Sunday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Three men were shot in the 4800 block of West Van Buren at 5:10 a.m., police said. A 32-year-old man was shot in the right forearm and was treated by paramedics at the scene, but refused additional medical treatment.
A 24-year-old man was shot twice in the armpit and walked into Stroger Hospital, where he is listed in good condition. A third man, 27, suffered a graze wound to the left foot and walked into West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. He was listed in good condition.
Police said all three victims are documented gang members and aren’t cooperating with investigators.
At least 22 other people have been wounded in other shootings across the city since about 10:45 p.m. Friday.
Additionally, a Chicago Police officer shot and seriously wounded a man during a Chatham neighborhood traffic stop about 7:45 p.m. Saturday. Another man with a gun was arrested at the scene, police said.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
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