CHICAGO (CBS) — Four men have been killed and at least 44 other people wounded in shootings since Friday evening across the city.
The most recent homicide happened about 11:15 p.m. Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. A 23-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle in the first block of North Sacramento when someone in another vehicle fired shots. He was shot in the left thigh and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name has not yet been released.
Earlier Saturday, 21-year-old Tremayne Henderson was shot to death in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said. At 4:53 p.m., he was in the first block of West 104th Place when someone walked up and fired shots. Henderson was shot in the chest and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 9:16 p.m., authorities said. He lived on the same block as the shooting.
At 1:42 p.m. Saturday, a 24-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle in the 2600 block of West Monroe on the West Side, when someone walked up and shot him in the neck. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 2:09 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He has not been identified.
A 20-year-old man was killed in a shooting that also left two other men wounded about 3:15 a.m. Saturday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired found two men lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the head in the 3900 block of West Thomas, police said. Armani Pickett, of the 5700 block of North Talman, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:05 a.m., authorities said. A 36-year-old man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Another man, 42, suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and later showed up at Norwegian American Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
The most recent non-fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. About 12:15 p.m., all four victims were inside a convenience store in the 1800 block of West 63rd Street when they heard several gunshots, police said. They ran outside, where they were met by four armed males who opened fire.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the right eye and driven by a family member to St. Bernard Hospital, then was transferred to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said. Another 26-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and left foot, a 56-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the left leg and a 48-year-old woman was shot in the right hip, police said. All three were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where their conditions stabilized. After the shooting, the four suspects got into a white car and fled the scene, police said.
At least 38 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since 4 p.m. Friday.
Last weekend, 39 people were shot in Chicago, 10 of them fatally.
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