2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

The weekend’s latest fatality took place just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood

Sunday, May 11, 2014  |  Updated 5:56 AM CDT
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2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Violence

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At least two people were killed and six others wounded in overnight violence across Chicago.

The weekend’s latest fatality took place just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood.

Police said a 34-year-old man was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 4100 block of West 28th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene and police are conducting a homicide investigation.

On Friday, a 37-year-old woman was shot in the chest while in her front yard in the Morgan Park neighborhood, police said.

The woman was sitting in a front yard just before 8 p.m. in the 11400 block of South Aberdeen Street when she heard gunfire and began to run, according to authorities.

The woman was shot in the chest and later pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Police are conducting a homicide investigation.

At least six others have been wounded in weekend violence across Chicago.

Two people were stabbed within two hours Saturday morning.

A 19-year-old man was stabbed during an argument around 4:15 a.m. in the 3800 block of North Nora Avenue.

Police said the teen knows his attacker but would not cooperate with officials.

He was being treated at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Just before 3 a.m., a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the back in the 900 block of West 45th Street, according to police, who were citing preliminary information.

The man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where his condition was not immediately known.

Just after 2 a.m., a 39-year-old man was shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue.

The man told people he was walking on the sidewalk when a dark-colored minivan drove alongside him and an occupant opened fire.

The man was shot twice in the left leg and ran to a relative’s home where a family member drove him to West Suburban Medical Center in stable condition, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

Police said no crime scene was discovered at the location the man reported.

About 10 minutes earlier, a 22-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw Street.

The man told police he was standing on the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Around 1:20 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 1400 block of North California Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.

Around 10:40 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the right arm in an apparent drive-by shooting in the 200 block of East Kensington Avenue.

The man said he was standing on a sidewalk when a minivan drove by and someone fired from the vehicle.

The man was driven to St. Margaret Hospital by a friend and was last listed in stable condition.

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