CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was killed and at least 24 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon.
The killing happened at 5:54 p.m. Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood. The 25-year-old man was standing in front of a home in the 7900 block of South Manistee when someone came out of a gangway and fired shots, according to Chicago Police. The man was struck in the chest and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released information on the fatality.
Most recently, two men were shot at 1:18 p.m. Sunday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. The men, ages 20 and 34, were walking in the 11100 block of South Halsted when they heard shots coming from an alley and felt pain, police said. The younger man was shot in his right leg and left arm, and the older man suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg. They were taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.
Just over two hours earlier, a 55-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The man was standing on the sidewalk in the 400 block of East 63rd when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He showed up at University of Chicago Medical Center with a graze wound to his head before being taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
About 5:35 a.m. Sunday, a 27-year-old man was wounded in a Brighton Park neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. He was shot in the right thigh in the 4700 block of South Western, police said. He later showed up at Mercy Hospital, where his condition stabilized. He was then transferred to Stroger Hospital.
Before that, the city went more than six hours without a shooting incident. A 27-year-old man was shot in the buttocks about 11 p.m. Saturday while he was standing in the alley in the 9800 block of South Carpenter in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He walked into Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, where his condition was stabilized.
At least 19 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning.
Last weekend, eight people were killed and 11 others were wounded in shootings across the city.
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