4 Dead, at Least 25 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

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1 October 2017 | 3:41 pm

Four people are dead and at least 25 have been injured in shootings across Chicago this weekend. 

The weekend’s latest fatality came on Sunday morning in the 2600 block of East 75th Street. Police arrived on the scene of a shooting to find a 28-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to his head and back. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 26-year-old woman was also shot in the back, and she was listed in serious condition at Northwestern Hospital according to police.

The fatal shooting came on the heels of another one that occurred early Sunday morning in the city’s North Park neighborhood at approximately 12:18 a.m. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 5000 block of North Bernard, and when they arrived they found a man face-down on the sidewalk. 

The man, whose age is unknown, was found with multiple gunshot wounds, and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

He was one of at least seven people shot in a six-hour period between 10 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday. One of those victims, a 38-year-old man, is in critical condition after he was shot in the 3900 block of West Jackson at 2:17 a.m., according to police. 

The first fatality of the weekend occurred at approximately 7:10 p.m. Friday night in the 4000 block of West 25th Place. Police say a 27-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk when a person walked up to him and fired shots at him, striking the victim in the head. He was taken to Mt. Sinai hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

About two hours later, another man was shot and killed in the city’s West Garfield Park neighborhood. A 40-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when an unknown person walked up to him and fired shots, striking him in the face. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

In the city’s most recent shooting, a 13-year-old boy was shot at approximately 2:39 p.m. in the 2500 block of South St. Louis, police said.

The boy was shot in the right arm and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, and police are still gathering information on the incident.  

Friday:

  • Three men were shot in the 1900 block of South St. Louis at approximately 5:16 p.m., according to police. The men were standing outside when a vehicle approached and one of the occupants opened fire. A 25-year-old man was shot in the foot and two 27-year-old men were shot in the leg. All three were taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • A 37-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot in the back, arm, and knee, police said. The man was in a vehicle when a person in a dark colored SUV fired shots at him in the 2600 block of West Harrison at approximately 7:06 p.m.
  • In the 4000 block of West 25th Place at 7:10 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the head while standing on the sidewalk. Police say that the man was taken to Mt. Sinai, where he was later pronounced dead.
  • A 42-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 700 block of North Waller at approximately 8:49 p.m. when he was shot in the left foot. He was taken to West Suburban in stable condition, according to police.
  • A 40-year-old man was shot and killed in the 4700 block of West Jackson just before 9 p.m., police said. The man was standing on a sidewalk when an unknown person walked up to him and fired shots, striking him in the face. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • In the 2600 block of South Central Park at approximately 9 p.m., a 34-year-old man was shot while walking on a sidewalk. He walked to Stroger Hospital, where he is being treated in stable condition according to police.
  • Two people were shot in the 3000 block of West Lexington at approximately 10:25 p.m., police said. A green SUV pulled up to a 36-year-old woman, and one of the occupants fired shots. The woman was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition with gunshot wounds to both legs, and a 26-year-old man, who was standing nearby, was also shot and was taken to West Suburban Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his arm.

Saturday:

  • A 27-year-old man was sitting in a parked car when a tan colored minivan pulled up at approximately 12:43 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Fifth Avenue. Police say an occupant in the van opened fire, striking the victim in the right knee. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • A 42-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 2600 block of West Cermak at approximately 4:38 a.m. Several men walked up to the car and fired shots at him, striking him in the left elbow. He was treated and released from St. Anthony’s, police said.
  • A 13-year-old boy was shot in the right arm on the 2500 block of South St. Louis at approximately 2:39 p.m., according to police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
  • Two men are in critical condition after being shot in the 4800 block of South Loomis at approximately 7:15 p.m., according to police. The men were on foot when multiple people exited a dark colored Jeep and fired shots at them. A 19-year-old man is in critical condition at Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his left arm, and a 23-year-old man is in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his legs and abdomen.
  • Three people were shot in the 7500 block of South Union at approximately 8:06 p.m. The three were attending a funeral when an unknown person fired shots at the group. A 53-year-old was shot in the thigh and is in stable condition at Christ Hospital, police said. A 52-year-old was shot in the lower back and is in stable condition. A 53-year-old man was shot in the right knee but refused medical attention.
  • A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 10:07 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Karlov. 

Sunday: 

  • Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 5000 block of North Bernard at approximately 12:18 a.m. found a man face down on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. 
  • Two men were shot in the 3900 block of West Jackson at approximately 2:17 a.m., according to police. A 38-year-old man is in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and legs, and a 40-year-old man was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg. 
  • A 20-year-old man was sitting in a parked car in the 0-100 block of East 102nd Place when a tan colored sedan pulled up alongside him and a person inside fired shots at him. He suffered a gunshot wound to his left hip and is in stable condition at Christ Hospital, police said. 
  • A 30-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot in the 3100 block of South Aberdeen at approximately 3:52 a.m. He was brought to Mercy Hospital but was transferred to Stroger with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and left leg, police confirmed. 
  • Police say a 25-year-old woman was shot in the 2100 block of West 19th Street at 4:01 a.m. She was standing on a sidewalk when shots were fired, striking her in the left arm. She’s in serious condition at Stroger Hospital. 
  • At approximately 8 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Congress, a 34-year-old man was shot twice in the right thigh, police said. He is in stable condition at Mt. Sinai.
  • Two people were shot in the 2600 block of East 75th Street at approximately 10:27 a.m. A 28-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and back, and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 26-year-old woman is in serious condition at Northwestern with a gunshot wound to the back, police said. 
  • A 25-year-old man was shot in the forearm at approximately 2:45 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Ellis. He was taken to Trinity Hospital in stable condition. 

Published at 10:13 AM CDT on Sep 30, 2017 | Updated at 4:35 PM CDT on Oct 1, 2017



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