CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 13 people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since the start of the New Year’s holiday weekend Friday evening.
The most recent shooting happened just after 2 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the buttocks in the 7300 block of South Sangamon, according to Chicago Police. The boy took himself to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was in good condition. The incident ended a 12-hour streak on Sunday in which there were no shootings.READ MORE: Delivery Driver Shot In Head In Back of The Yards; 18-Year-Old Struck In Thigh
At 1:35 a.m. Sunday, four men were wounded when a male opened fire inside of a bar in the 2300 block of West Howard in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
A 24-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body and was taken in critical condition to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. A 38-year-old man was also shot multiple times in his body, while a 54-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his right hip. They were also taken to St. Francis, where their conditions stabilized. A 42-year-old man suffered two gunshot wounds to his leg and a graze wound to his right forearm. He showed up at Evanston Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
Less than 20 minutes earlier, a man took himself to Rush University Medical Center after being shot multiple times. At 1:18 a.m., the 23-year-old showed up at Rush, 1653 W. Congress Parkway, with gunshot wounds to his right calf and left thigh, police said. The man was being transferred to Stroger Hospital. He was not cooperating with investigators, and details on the circumstances of the shooting were unknown.
Over four hours earlier, a 33-year-old man was found shot at a home in the West Side Austin neighborhood. He was found suffering from a gunshot wound to his face about 9 p.m. in the basement of the home in the 1400 block of North Lotus, police said. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in critical condition.
About 7:10 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood’s 300 block of South Kilbourn, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in good condition. The circumstances of the shooting were not known.READ MORE: Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Delivers Presents For Children
Ten minutes earlier, a 25-year-old man was wounded in another attack in Austin, police said. He was in his vehicle when another vehicle pulled up to him in the 5300 block of West Ohio. Someone inside the second vehicle fired shots, striking him in the left leg. The man was taken by paramedics to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
Another man was shot early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The 43-year-old was standing on the sidewalk about 4:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of West Jackson when a man in his 20s approached with a handgun and demanded his property, police said. After stealing the victim’s personal items, the shooter fired, striking the older man in his left leg. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
A 20-year-old man was shot about a half hour earlier in the Austin neighborhood. He was arguing with someone in the 5700 block of West Washington when the other person took out a handgun and fired shots, striking him in the left knee, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
At 10:10 p.m. Friday, a woman was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. She was driving a car north in the 1000 block of North Campbell when someone fired shots from a gray SUV, striking her in the arm, police said. The woman took herself to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where her condition stabilized.
The weekend’s first shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. Friday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 57-year-old man shot a 62-year-old woman in the face and then turned the gun on himself inside a home in the 12500 block of South Emerald, police said. The woman was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, and the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. An autopsy Saturday found that he died of the gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner’ office said. His identity has not been released.
Last year, six people were killed and 49 others were wounded in Chicago over the New Year’s holiday weekend. Follow city gun violence with the Chicago Sun-Times weekend shootings tracker.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold Air
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