4 Dead, at Least 20 Wounded in Weekend Chicago Shootings

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10 September 2017 | 2:31 am

Four people were killed and at least 20 more were wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend.

Three people were fatally shot late Sunday on the city’s South Side, police said. A 36-year-old man, 26-year-old woman and 30-year-old woman were standing behind a parked vehicle on South Yale Avenue, according to preliminary information from police, when two men emerged from a nearby alley and fired multiple rounds, fatally injuring all three.

In a separate incident, a 22-year-old man was shot early Saturday in the 5300 block of South Seeley. He was later pronounced dead at Holy Cross Hospital.

By early Sunday morning, at least 20 people were wounded in Chicago violence since Friday evening. Here’s a look at the weekend:

Friday:

  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the 6400 block of S. Honore at approximately 4:34 p.m. He was transported to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition after he was shot while standing in a group of people.
  • A 30-year-old person got into a physical altercation with two other people and was shot in the 1600 block of W. Lake St. at approximately 7:20 p.m. The victim was shot in the shoulder and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. The two people involved in the altercation are currently being questioned.
  • A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition at approximately 7:45 p.m. The incident occurred in the 8800 block of S. Eggleston.
  • A 21-year-old man was standing in an alley when a person in a dark colored sedan fired shots at him in the 1200 block of S. Avers at approximately 9 p.m. The man was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in good condition after being shot in the buttocks.

Saturday:

  • At approximately 2:01 a.m. in the 8600 block of S. Kingston, a 41-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder while she was sitting outside. She was taken to Trinity Hospital in good condition.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5300 block of S. Seeley at approximately 2:18 a.m. Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found the man lying on the street. He was taken to Holy Cross, where he was pronounced dead.
  • A 21-year-old man was shot in the thumb at approximately 3:31 a.m. in the 2200 block of W. 21st St. He was walking down the street when he heard gunshots. He was taken to Stroger in good condition.
  • A 23-year-old man was shot after attempting to rob a woman in the 8000 block of S. Ashland at approximately 6:15 a.m. As he pulled a gun on the woman, she wrestled it away from him and shot him in the hand. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition after being apprehended by police officers.
  • A 27-year-old woman was shot by a man after refusing to talk to him in the 2900 block of S. Dearborn Ave at approximately 9:25 a.m. She was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition after being shot in the shoulder and the left hip, and the man was taken into custody a short time later.
  • While walking to his car, a 67-year-old man was shot in the hip and abdomen by a person in the 800 block of E. 46th St. at approximately 1:43 p.m. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
  • Three men were shot in the 300 block of S. Campbell at approximately 1:54 p.m. The men were walking when a silver vehicle passed by and an occupant opened fire. A 23-year-old man was shot in the hand and foot, a 28-year-old man was shot in the leg, and another 23-year-old man was shot in the leg. All three were taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.
  • A 16-year-old was walking in the 5000 block of W. Harrison when a man approached him and opened fire at approximately 3:55 p.m. The boy suffered a graze wound to his arm and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
Sunday:

  • A 27-year-old woman was shot in the arm at about 10:10 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Van Buren. Police said the woman was standing in a back yard when a sedan drove past and an occupant fired shots in her direction. No one was in custody.
  • Three people were fatally shot at about 11:40 p.m. in the 1100 block of South Yale, police said. A 36-year-old man, 26-year-old woman and 30-year-old woman were killed, police said. According to preliminary information, they were standing behind a parked vehicle when two men emerged from a nearby alley and fired multiple rounds, fatally injuring all three.
  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the head at about 12:17 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Melvina, police said. He was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Police said the man was driving south on Melvina when a person standing on the sidewalk opened fire in his direction. No one was in custody.

Published at 9:31 PM CDT on Sep 9, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago



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