1 Dead, 20 Wounded in Weekend Violence

Ages of the victims ranged from 19 to 53-years old.

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    A 21-year-old man suffered five gunshot wounds to the body and was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Baety said.

    A 20-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the hip and a 19-year-old man was shot multiple times in the arm, Baety said.

    Both were taken in serious condition to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, Fire Media Affairs spokeswoman Meg Ahlheim said.

    A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.

    The 31-year-old man was getting out of his vehicle in the 3800 block of South Sacramento Ave. about 3:34 a.m. when someone in a passing light-colored vehicle shot him, police said.

    He was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso, according to police.

    Two men are in critical condition after they were shot early Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

    They were in the 6600 block of South Marshfield Avenue about 12:45 a.m. when a male shooter approached and opened fire, police said.

    A 32-year-old man and a 24-year-old man were both shot in the back in the attack, police said. The younger man was also shot in the right shoulder.

    Both were taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.

    A woman was critically wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

    The 27-year-old woman was getting out of her vehicle in the 100 block of North LaPorte Avenue at 12:21 a.m. when someone in a passing red SUV opened fire, police said.

    She was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds to her side and abdomen area, according to police.

    Near the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park, a 53-year-old man was stabbed in the chest about 7 p.m. Friday. Witnesses and authorities said the incident happened shortly on the southwest corner of Adams and Michigan and across from the Art Institute of Chicago and not far from the music fest. Police said the victim “stable” condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Fire Media Affairs spokeswoman Meg Ahlheim said.

    Late Saturday two men got into an argument which escalated into a fight, with one of the men stabbing the other, in the 300 block of South Columbus Drive. The fight happened about 11:20 a.m. in Grant Park just after Lollapalooza ended.

    Two men, both in their 20s, were with a group of people when they got into an argument that turned physical, police said. One of the men pulled out a knife and cut the other man in the cheek. That man also cut himself in the hand with the knife. Both where taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and were listed in good condition Sunday morning. Neither man chose to pursue charges, police said.