10 Killed, at Least 29 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

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17 September 2017 | 11:34 pm

Ten people are dead and at least 29 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend.

The most recent fatality took place on Sunday night in the city’s Chicago Lawn neighborhood. At approximately 8:20 p.m. in the 6000 block of S. Richmond, three people were shot, and one, a 42-year-old woman, was killed when she sustained a gunshot wound to the head. 

A 37-year-old man was shot in the chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. A third victim sustained a graze wound to the nose, and refused medical treatment. 

The first fatalities of the weekend occurred on Friday night at approximately 8:35 p.m., when four people, including a pregnant woman, were shot and killed while sitting in a car in the 4700 block of S. Fairfield Ave.

Three of the victims were documented gang members, and all were shot with a high powered rifle, according to police.

On Saturday, two more people were fatally shot, including a 21-year-old man that was shot four times while walking to his car in the 2500 block of W. 58th St. He was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai.

A 41-year-old man was one of at least three people killed on Sunday after he was shot in the face during an argument in the 2700 block of E. 75th St. A 30-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the 500 block of N. LeClaire at 3:05 a.m., and a third victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot multiple times while riding in a vehicle in the 2400 block of S. Western on Sunday afternoon.

Friday:

  • A 19-year-old man was shot in the 4900 block of W. Kinzie at approximately 1:50 p.m. He suffered gunshot wounds to both legs and his abdomen, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
  • A 21-year-old and a 23-year-old were sitting in a vehicle when another vehicle approached and an occupant fired shots at them in the 400 block of N. Harding at approximately 3:39 p.m. The 23-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and the 21-year-old was shot in the back. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.
  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the arms and legs in the 7400 block of N. Rogers at 4:29 p.m. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition.
  • In the 4400 block of W. Washington at approximately 4:53 p.m., a 24-year-old man was standing outside when he was shot in the abdomen by another person. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.
  • Four people were shot and killed in the 4700 block of S. Fairfield Ave. at approximately 8:35 p.m. Three men, all of whom were gang members, and a 28-year-old woman, were all shot while sitting in a vehicle. All four were pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A 33-year-old man was sitting inside a home in the 2900 block of W. Roosevelt when someone outside fired shots, striking him in the chest. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
  • A 28-year-old man was shot in the right leg while walking in the 8800 block of S. Throop at 11:45 p.m. He was taken to Metro South in stable condition.

Saturday:

  • Two men, a 57-year-old and a 31-year-old, were caught in crossfire after two vehicles drove down the 2300 block of S. Blue Island with occupants firing shots at one another. The 57-year-old was taken to Stroger in stable condition after being shot in the arm and leg, and the 31-year-old was taken to Stroger in stable condition after being shot in the arm.
  • A disturbance led to gunfire as a person fired shots at a 27-year-old man, striking him in the chest. The incident occurred in the 500 block of N. Kedzie at approximately 2:26 a.m., and was witnessed by officers, who apprehended a suspect. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
  • A 19-year-old man was shot in the back while walking in the 2200 block of W. 19th St at approximately 2:53 a.m.  He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition.
  • A 28-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while walking in the 11500 block of S. Perry at approximately 4:59 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in serious condition.
  • A 21-year-old man was walking to his car in the 2500 block of W. 58th St. at approximately 10:11 a.m. when he was approached by another man. The man shot the victim four times, and he was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
  • Two men were walking on a sidewalk in the 4400 block of S. Hermitage Ave when they were approached by a man on foot, who shot them both. The 24-year-old man was shot in the thigh and ankle and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, and the 26-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the buttocks and refused medical attention.
  • In the 920 block of W. Eastwood at approximately 5:37 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg. He was taken to Illinois Masonic in stable condition.
  • An unknown person walked up to a 26-year-old man in the 6100 block of W. Bloomingdale at approximately 5:50 p.m. and fired shots at him, striking him in the stomach. The man was taken to Loyola Hospital in critical condition.
  • A 33-year-old man shot and killed while arguing with another person in the 5700 block of S. Merrion at approximately 8:47 p.m. The victim was shot in the head multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A 31-year-old man was shot while standing on a sidewalk in the 10400 block of S. Perry at approximately 9:30 p.m. He was taken to Roseland Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right foot, and is in stable condition.
  • A dark-colored sedan pulled up to a 27-year-old in the 600 block of S. Homan at approximately 11:08 p.m., and an occupant fired shots at him, striking him in the right side and right leg. The victim was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

Sunday:

  • A 19-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 400 block of E. 61st St. at approximately 12:07 a.m. when he was shot in the head and left shoulder. He was taken to Stroger in serious condition.
  • A 24-year-old woman was standing on a porch in the 7100 block of St. Lawrence at approximately 1:36 a.m. when she was shot by a person in a white sedan. She was taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to her hip.
  • A 31-year-old man was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle at approximately 1:29 a.m. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his back.
  • A 30-year-old woman was shot while she was sitting in a vehicle in the 9200 block of S. Halsted at 2 a.m. The driver of the car she was in got into an argument with another driver, and that driver fired shots at the car, striking the woman. She was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.
  • A dark-colored sedan drove up to a 21-year-old man in the 200 block of N. Francisco at approximately 2:10 a.m., and one of the occupants fired shots at him. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition with gunshot wounds to his right arm and left leg.
  • Two men got into an altercation in the 2700 block of E. 75th St., and one of the men produced a gun, fatally shooting a 41-year-old man. The victim was shot in the face and was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A 30-year-old man was shot and killed in the 500 block of N. LeClaire at approximately 3:05 a.m. An SUV drove by and an occupant fired shots at him, striking the victim in the chest. He was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai.
  • A 22-year-old woman was riding in a car in the 800 block of N. Trumbull at approximately 5:53 a.m. when a person fired shots at the vehicle, striking her in the right thigh. She was taken to Stroger in good condition.
  • A 20-year-old was walking to a store in the 10600 block of S. Wentworth at approximately 9:52 a.m. when he was shot in the heel. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in good condition.
  • A 26-year-old woman was shot in the lower back and was taken to Christ Hospital in serious condition. The incident occurred in the 10100 block of S. Princeton at approximately 9:56 a.m.
  • A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the 9200 block of S. Cottage Grove at approximately 1:58 p.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital.
  • A 26-year-old man was travelling in a vehicle in the 2400 block of S. Western at approximately 4:32 p.m. when a tan colored minivan drove next to the vehicle and one of the occupants fired shots. The man was shot in the neck, thigh, and buttocks, and was taken to Stroger, where he was pronounced dead.
  • Three people were shot at approximately 8:20 pm. in the 6000 block of S. Richmond. A 42-year-old woman was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 37-year-old man was shot in the chest and was taken to Stroger in serious condition. A third victim was shot in the nose and refused treatment, and isn’t cooperating with police. 

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