Police: 1 Dead, 23 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

(STMW) –One man has died and 23 other people — including a 13-year-old boy — have been wounded since Friday evening in shootings on the South and West sides, according to Chicago Police.

The homicide happened Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

Two men, ages 27 and 28, were in the 7000 block of South Paulina about 2:10 p.m. when two black males walked up and fired shots at them before running away, according to Chicago Police.

Cordero Mosley, 27, was shot three times in the right shoulder, once in the left shoulder, once in the back, and once in each leg, authorities said.

Mosley, of the 6700 block of South Wood Street, was taken Holy Cross Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:28 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 28-year-old suffered a graze wound to the head and was treated at the scene. A police source said he is a documented gang member and convicted felon.

The 13-year-old boy was wounded when two groups of people got into a “heated” argument at 8:27 p.m. Friday in the 5500 block of West Jackson in the West Side South Austin neighborhood, and a male pulled out a gun and fired shots, police said. The teen, who was standing down the street, was hit in the lower back by a stray bullet. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

The most recent non-fatal shooting happened early Sunday in a Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

A 30-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 2900 block of West 25th Street at 2:50 a.m. when a white vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said. The man was shot in the left shoulder and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Less than an hour earlier, a 31-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting on the Near West Side. He was arguing with another male in the 1200 block of South Union Avenue about 2 a.m. when the male went to his car, which was parked nearby, got a gun and shot the man, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen, chest and left leg and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.

About 1 a.m., a 25-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the Austin neighborhood’s 5100 block of West Washington Boulevard when a black vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the right arm and left leg and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where his condition was stabilized.

In a span of about three hours overnight, seven people were injured in three separate shootings in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

About 12:10 a.m. Sunday, three men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Thomas when they heard gunfire and realized they’d all been shot, police said. A 19-year-old was shot in the right leg and a 21-year-old suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and buttocks. They were both taken to Stroger Hospital. A 24-year-old man was also shot in the right leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. All three of their conditions were stabilized.

About 10:55 p.m. Saturday, two men, ages 19 and 27, were standing on the sidewalk in the 800 block of North Sacramento when they heard shots and felt pain, police said. The 19-year-old was shot in the right shoulder and neck, while the older man was shot in the right buttocks. They both showed up at Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital, where both of their conditions were stabilized.

About 9:25 p.m. Saturday, two men were on a front porch in the 900 block of North Karlov when they heard gunfire and felt pain, police said. A 40-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the back of the head was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition. A 25-year-old was shot in the lower left leg and was treated the scene. A police source said he was not cooperating with investigators.

At least 11 other people have been shot on the South and West Sides since Friday evening.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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