2 Killed, 13 Wounded in Weekend Violence

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23 July 2017 | 4:46 am

Two people have been shot and 13 have been wounded in shootings across the Chicago area this weekend.

A man was shot to death in the 8800 block of South Eggleston at 10:19 p.m. Friday night. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the area, and when they arrived on scene they found the man with gunshot wounds to the buttocks and his side. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Saturday night, a 18-year-old was shot in the 7100 block of South Artesian. The man was shot in the back and chest, and he was pronounced dead at Holy Cross. A 59-year-old man was also shot in the incident, when an unknown assailant walked up to the pair and fired shots. The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

On Saturday morning, an attempted carjacking went wrong as a 32-year-old man was shot in the groin and abdomen following a struggle. After the shooter fled the scene, the car’s passenger drove the victim to the hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.

Friday:

  • A 24-year-old man was shot in the 3500 block of North Laramie at approximately 7:53 p.m. He was taken to Community First Hospital in good condition, police said.
  • A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left shoulder and leg in the 6900 block of South Campbell. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition.
  • At approximately 9:15 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Vincennes, a 27-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk when he was shot by an unknown man. The victim was shot in the right arm and back, and was taken to St. Bernard’s in stable condition.
  • One man was shot and another man was stabbed when a group of four men approached the pair in the 2600 block of West North Avenue. A 30-year-old man was shot in the back and the leg, and a 19-year-old was stabbed in the abdomen. Both men were taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.
  • A man was shot to death in the 8800 block of South Eggleston at 10:19 p.m. Friday night. Police reported to a shots fired call and found a man with gunshot wounds to his side and buttocks. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A 23-year-old man was standing on a porch when an unknown man walked up and fired shots at him in the 7500 block of South Ridgeland. The man was transported to Jackson Park Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

Saturday:

  • At 5:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of South California, a 32-year-old man was shot in the groin and abdomen during an attempted carjacking. He was driven to the hospital, where he’s listed in critical condition.
  • A 19-year-old man was shot in the thigh in the 8700 block of South Sangamon at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
  • An unknown assailant in a light-colored truck fired several shots at a 29-year-old man in the 900 block of North Long at 10:08 a.m. Saturday morning. The man was hit in the foot and brought himself to West Suburban Hospital in good condition.
  • A 29-year-old woman was shot in the right shin in the 5700 block of South Paulina Saturday evening. She was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
  • A 20-year-old man was brought to St. Bernard Hospital in serious condition after he was shot in the left side and left arm. The shooting occurred in the 6700 block of South Ashland.
  • In the 1300 block of South Troy, a 34-year-old man was shot while standing on a sidewalk. An unknown assailant in a white sedan fired shots at him, hitting him in the groin. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • A 21-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 1600 block of North Natchez when he was shot in the leg. He was taken to Loyola in stable condition after an assailant in a grey sedan drove by and fired shots at him.
  • Two men were shot in the 7100 block of South Artesian at approximately 9:41 p.m. on Saturday night. An 18-year-old was shot in the back and chest, and was pronounced dead at Holy Cross. A 59-year-old man was also shot, and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. 

Published at 10:40 AM CDT on Jul 22, 2017 | Updated 50 minutes ago



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