Weekend Shootings: 3 Dead, 13 Hurt

Sunday, Sep 23, 2012  |  Updated 12:56 PM CDT
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Weekend Shootings: 3 Dead, 13 Hurt

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Three men were dead and at least 13 people were wounded in separate shootings from Friday evening to early Sunday.

 

The latest fatality happened about 7 p.m. on Saturday, when a 29-year-old man was shot multiple times—including in the face—in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.

Officers found the man dead inside a car parked in the 900 block of West 87th Street, police said. Two guns were found, though police declined to say where investigators discovered the weapons.

The man remained unidentified, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

About 4:20 p.m., a man believed to be in his 30s was fatally shot in the 1700 block of East 91st Street, police said.

Paramedics took the man to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 5:14 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said, adding that the man remained unidentified.

Police were questioning two suspects, police said, though charges had not been filed.

About 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, police discovered18-year-old Thaddeus Tucker dead on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds to the head, authorities said.

Officers found the man after they received a call of someone firing a gun near the 0 to 100 block of West 122nd Street, police said.

Detectives were trying to piece together what lead up to the shooting, police said. Tucker lived in the 18200 block of Oakwood Avenue in south suburban Lansing, authorities said.

A 21-year-old was also wounded in the shooting, police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the foot, police said, but he was able to run home and call 911.

Among the 13 people shot were three women.

About 3 p.m. on Saturday, a 29-year-old woman was shot in the 8500 block of South Muskegon Avenue, police said. She suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body, police said, and paramedics took her in “stable” condition to Advocate Trinity Hospital.

A 31-year-old woman was shot in the shoulder during a robbery Friday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

She was walking in the 4300 block of West 18th Street when the shooting happened about 8:38 p.m., police said.

Paramedics took her in guarded condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

About 5:55 p.m. on Friday, a 52-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm and a graze wound to the chest in the 3100 block of West 87th Street, police said.

She was listed in “stable” condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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