1 Dead, 14 Injured in Weekend of Violence

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    A wave of shootings swept over Chicago Saturday night.

    At least 15 people were shot -- one fatally -- during a bloody eight hours throughout the city late Saturday and early Sunday.

    It started just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday, when someone anonymously called police to report a man inside a vacant building in the 1 to 100 block of East 101st Place, police told ChicagoBreakingNews.com.

    Responding officers found a dead man, presumed to be in his 30s, inside a living room there.  The medical examiner said he'd been shot, but did not identify him.

    The next shooting happened about 9:40 p.m., when a woman walked into a firehouse in the 4100 block of West West End Avenue with a gunshot wound to the knee, police said. She did not provide details about the shooting, and paramedics took her in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

    At 10:43 p.m., two men were shot in the abdomen in the 3500 block of West Medill Avenue, police said.

    At 10:55 p.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man standing on a porch in the 3000 block of East 79th Street was shot by several gunmen on foot, police said. He was taken in “stable” condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to the lower back.

    About 15 minutes later, a man was shot in the arm and leg in the 1600 block of East 86th Place, police said. He was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center.

    At 11:24 p.m. Saturday, a 24-year-old man on the sidewalk in the 5800 block of South Wabash Avenue was shot in the cheek and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in “stable” condition, police said.

    At 12:32 a.m., a 31-year-old man in an alley in the 6300 block of South Morgan Street was shot in the lower back, police said.

    About 30 minutes later, a 30-year-old man walking in the 8800 block of South Exchange Avenue was shot in the left ankle and taken in “stable” condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

    At 1:28 a.m., a 44-year-old man sitting in a parked vehicle in the 100 block of West 70th Street was shot in the head and taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center, police said.

    About 15 minutes later, a 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 4900 block of West Quincy Street, police said. He was initially taken to West Suburban Medical in Oak Park and transferred to Stroger Hospital.

    About 1:50 a.m., a man was shot in the leg in the 4800 block of North Sheridan Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. He was taken in good condition to Weiss Memorial Hospital.

    At 2:46 a.m., a man and woman inside a vehicle in the 4700 block of West West End Avenue were shot by a gunman inside a vehicle that pulled alongside, police said. The 29-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen and leg and taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital, while the 34-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital in good condition.

    At 5:39 a.m., a person was shot and critically wounded in the 300 block of South Lavergne Avenue, police said. Further details were not immediately known.

    About 24 hours earlier, two people were killed and at least eight others were wounded by violence during a bloody six-hour span.

    Chicago Police detectives are investigating all the shootings.