Police: 6 Killed, 22 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

 

CHICAGO (CBS) — Six people were killed and at least 22 more have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night, according to Chicago Police.

The weekend’s latest shooting turned fatal Sunday afternoon in the Hermosa neighborhood on the West Side, where someone shot a 29-year-old man in the chest in the 1600 block of North Karlov shortly after 3 p.m. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the death.

Early Sunday, a 19-year-old man was slain the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Salvador Muniz was driving a vehicle north in the 3900 block of South Campbell at 2:35 a.m. when someone inside a vehicle driving south began shooting, striking him multiple times, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Muniz, of the 4300 block of West Washtenaw, died at Mount Sinai at 3:12 a.m.

Late Saturday, a man was shot and killed while driving in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 36-year-old was going through an intersection in the 11200 block of South Langley when another car pulled up and someone inside it shot him multiple times, police said. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was dead at the scene.

Six hours before that, two people walked up to 23-year-old Nahmar T. Holmes outside his Brainerd neighborhood home in the 8900 block of South Justine and shot him repeatedly about 5:20 p.m., authorities said. Holmes was taken to South Shore Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:39 p.m.

A man was killed and another wounded Saturday afternoon in Chicago Lawn. The pair were sitting in a car parked in the 3000 block of West 63rd Street when several gunmen walked up and fired at them at 2 p.m. Dominice Hallom, a 27-year-old from the 11300 block of South Forest, was shot in the head and torso, and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:26 p.m., authorities said. The other man, 26, was shot in the leg, arm, torso and buttocks. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The weekend’s first homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood. Officers on patrol near Division and Maplewood witnessed 18-year-old Louis Rodriguez driving around the block and “engaging a group of males” before he was shot, authorities said. Rodriguez, of the 1300 block of North Oakley, died at the scene.

The officers intervened and at least one opened fire, hitting a male, CPD area coordinator Glen Brooks said. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening, Brooks said. No officers were hurt.

The latest nonfatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood, where a 43-year-old man was shot in the back about 12:40 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Monroe, police said. An acquaintance took him to Loretto Hospital, and he was transferred to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

At least 20 more people have been shot in other attacks across the city since 10 p.m. Friday.

(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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