CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people were killed and at least 11 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
The most recent attack happened early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, where a man was killed and two other people were wounded. At 12:35 a.m., they were standing on a sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, according to Chicago Police.
An 18-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and left shoulder, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has not confirmed the death.
A 23-year-old man showed up at Roseland Hospital with a gunshot wound to his left arm, police said. He was listed in serious condition and later transferred to Stroger Hospital. A 19-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her right hand and was taken to Roseland, where she was listed in good condition.
At 10:28 a.m. Saturday, a 25-year-old man was shot to death in the South Shore neighborhood. Earl Smith was arguing with another male when he was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates. Smith was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:34 p.m., police and the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the Park Manor neighborhood. A suspect was taken into custody in connection with the shooting, and charges were pending Saturday afternoon.
Earlier Saturday, a 53-year-old man died after being found with a gunshot wound to his abdomen in another West Pullman neighborhood. The man was found on a sidewalk at 12:04 a.m. in the 100 block of East 119th Place and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died. The medical examiner’s office has not confirmed the death.
On Friday night, a 56-year-old woman was fatally wounded in an apparent domestic shooting in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. Beatrice Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at 9:51 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Carpenter, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Jones was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 10:21 p.m. She lived in the same block as the shooting. A person of interest was taken into custody, police said. The shooting appeared to be domestic-related.
The weekend’s latest nonfatal shooting happened Saturday afternoon in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side. At 2:59 p.m., a 25-year-old man was in the 9300 block of South Escanaba when he realized he’d been shot in his back and leg, police said. The exact location of where the shooting happened was unknown. The man was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in serious condition.
About 15 minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was wounded in a Roseland neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side. The man was shot in the leg in the 11300 block of South King Drive, police said. He was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
At 12:57 p.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man was in the 4100 block of West Washington when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him multiple times, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
About half hour earlier, two men were wounded in a South Deering neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side. They were shot about 12:20 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Bensley, police said. A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his left buttock, while a 25-year-old was shot in the right leg. They were both taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where the younger man was listed in critical condition and the older man was in good condition.
Hours earlier, another man was shot in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. The 28-year-old was standing in the vestibule of a building at 2:03 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Jonquil when someone in a black car fired shots, striking him in the left foot, police said. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition stabilized.
Just under an hour earlier, a 20-year-old man was shot on the West Side. The man was sitting in a parked vehicle at 1:09 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of West Roosevelt when another male walked up and shot him in the right foot, police said. He showed up at Rush University Medical Center, where his condition stabilized.
At 10:45 p.m. Friday, a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking in the 3200 block of South Ashland when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking him in the leg, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
The first shooting of the weekend happened Friday evening in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. A 24-year-old man was walking to a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Damen when someone approached and shot him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition stabilized.
Last weekend, two men were killed and 17 other people were wounded in shootings across the city.
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