One person was killed and four others wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood early Sunday, according to Chicago police.
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Police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a child Wednesday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Just before midnight in the 1300 block of North Lockwood Avenue, he got into a fight with another person who pulled out a gun and shot him repeatedly, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
About 7:50 p.m., he was outside in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street when someone riding a bicycle shot him several times, police said.
Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. About 4:30 a.m., the 21-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Sawyer when someone fired shots from the sidewalk, striking him in the chest, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
The 22-year-old man was standing in an alley in the 400 block of North Cicero Avenue at 2:25 a.m. when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said.
Among the injured were a 1-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl.
Among the victims Friday evening were two children.
In the latest fatal shooting, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
Most recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of West Washington Boulevard about 10:35 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
James Jones, 21, tried to protect his 46-year-old mother Alicia Jones on the front porch of their home when a gunman opened fire from a gangway about noon Saturday in the 8400 block of South Colfax, according to their family and authorities.
A 27-year-old man was outside about 10:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Ferdinand Street when he thought he heard fireworks but realized he had been shot in the shoulder, police said.
A 28-year-old man was in a vehicle about 10 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Lotus Avenue when a gunman ran up and opened fire, police said.
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The most recent shooting happened Thursday night, after a teen who took himself to a hospital told investigators he was shot in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
The shooting happened in the 1800 block of North Monitor Avenue about 2:45 p.m., police said. The victims, a 19-year-old man and boy whose age wasn’t immediately available as of 11 p.m., were taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park by family members.
Two males were killed in the most recent fatal shooting early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. The two were driving in the 1600 block of North Cicero about 3:50 a.m. when a light-colored vehicle pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots.
Two males were killed in a shooting early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.