Three Dead, Several Wounded In Chicago Shootings So Far This Weekend

(STMW) — Three people were killed and several others have been wounded in gun violence across Chicago since late Friday afternoon.

A man was shot to death late Friday in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said.

The 26-year-old was on the street in the 7700 block of South Sangamon at 10 p.m. when a man shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Another man was shot to death in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood Friday evening.

The 23-year-old was shot in the chest about 9 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Harding, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Elizabeth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not confirm any of the three deaths early Saturday.

The most recent nonfatal shooting occurred in Austin.

A male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was shot in his side in the 4700 block of West Monroe about 4:47 a.m., police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Additional details were not immediately available.

A 26-year-old man walked into Stroger Hospital at 3:53 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, according to Chicago Police. His condition was stabilized.

Police said the man was being uncooperative and would not say where the shooting happened.

A 30-year-old man was getting out of a vehicle in the 5900 block of South Albany in Chicago Lawn about 2 a.m. when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside shouted gang slogans before shooting him, police said.

The man was shot in the leg and chest, police said. He also suffered a graze wound to the shoulder. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition.

A man and woman were sitting in a vehicle in the 6800 block of North Ridge just after 1 a.m. when they heard gunfire and realized they’d been shot, according to police.

The 26-year-old woman was shot twice in the shoulder, twice in the leg and once in the calf, police said. The 21-year-old man was shot in the cheek.

They were both taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

A 16-year-old boy and 22-year-old woman were in the 700 block of South Spaulding about 12:40 a.m. when they were shot by someone in a passing gray van, police said.

The teen was shot in the chest, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

The woman was also taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds to her right leg and buttocks, police said. She was in good condition.

Minutes earlier, a man was shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

The 25-year-old man was walking down the street in the 8100 block of South Green at 12:37 a.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been shot, according  to police.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the foot and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

An 18-year-old man heard shots and felt pain after seeing a black vehicle approach northbound in the 100 block of North Laporte about 10 p.m. He was shot in the buttocks and hand and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the Englewood neighborhood at 9:40 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Laflin. He was shot in the hand and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

A minute earlier, a 25-year-old man who was shot in the head in West Town about 9:39 p.m. was in critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital after a shooting in the 2600 block of West Potomac, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot 9 p.m. in the 4900 block of Kamerling, police said. The shooter walked up to the victim on foot and fired, hitting him in both legs, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

The first person wounded Friday was shot about in the leg 6:50 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Emerald, police said. The 26-year-old man was taken to Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

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

 

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