2 Dead, 18 Wounded in Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Violence

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    A man and a woman walked into the "In and Out Food and Cellular Cafe" just after midnight Monday and the man fired a handgun inside the store, striking the 24-year-old victim, police said.

    Two men were killed and at least 18 other people were injured in Chicago violence over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

    Most recently, a 24-year-old man was shot inside a convenience store in the 2600 block of East 79th Street, police said.

    A man and a woman walked into the "In and Out Food and Cellular Cafe" just after midnight Monday and the man fired a handgun inside the store, striking the 24-year-old victim, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

    2 Charged in Romeoville Black Friday Incident

    [CHI] 2 Charged in Romeoville Black Friday Incident
    Thanksgiving Day shopping got off to a frightening start at a Kohl’s Romeoville store. Police responding to a call about shoplifters shot a man who trapped the officer with his car door as he tried to get away. He was taken to the hospital. His passenger and a third man inside the store were arrested. NBC’s Regina Waldroup reports.

    The victim was struck in the thigh and abdomen and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

    The offenders fled the scene and no one was in custody Monday morning.

    Around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was found with gunshot wounds to his head in the 11100 block of South Vernon Avenue. The 24-year-old man was transported to Roseland Community Hospital where he was later pronounced, police said.

    On Sunday afternoon, another shooting took place in the city's Roseland neighborhood.

    A man was shot in the buttocks around 12:30 p.m. near 111th Street and Parnell Avenue and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

    Details surrounding the shooting and the man's condition were not immediately available.

    Two people were shot Sunday morning in the Logan Square neighborhood.

    The two men were shot around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of North Campbell Avenue.

    Details surrounding the shooting were not immediately available, but both men were taken to John H. Stroger Hospital for treatment. One man was shot in the calf and another shot in the arm. One of them was in serious condition Sunday.

    Earlier Sunday morning, three people were stabbed in the 7400 block of North Ridge Avenue in Rogers Park.

    Two people wounded in the stabbing, which occurred around 7:30 a.m., were taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston and one person was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

    Police said the offender was among the injured and was in critical condition. The two victims were in stable condition, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

    Less than three hours earlier, a man was stabbed in the head and neck in the 300 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said.

    The man was taken to Loyola Hospital in stable condition but details surrounding the stabbing were not immediately available.

    On Saturday, a man was shot in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

    The 27-year-old man was shot three times in the chest around 12:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Arthington Street, said Chicago Police News Affairs Michael O'Brien.

    The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

    Early Saturday morning two men were shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

    The two men were shot around 1:25 a.m. in 4700 block of South King Drive, police said.

    They were walking down the street after leaving a party when they heard shots and felt pain, Sedevic said. Both men fled to a friend’s car and were driven to Stroger Hospital.

    A 19-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and a 21-year-old man was shot in the right arm. Both were listed in good condition.

    A light-colored SUV was seen fleeing the scene, but it was unclear if the vehicle was involved in the shooting, Sedevic said.

    On Friday, a man was reportedly shot while sitting in a home in the South Shore neighborhood.

    The man, 27, suffered a graze wound to the forehead around 12:05 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Dorchester Avenue and was taken in good condition to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

    Chicago Police News Affairs did not have any details on the shooting.

    Less than 30 minutes earlier, a man was reportedly shot in the leg in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

    The 22-year-old man was found just before midnight Thursday lying in an alley in the 4800 block of South Bishop Street “highly intoxicated” and refused medical treatment, the Sun-Times reported.

    Earlier Thursday, two men were shot in the 7100 block of South Wentworth Avenue.

    Around 4 p.m., 34-year-old man was shot in the right shoulder and a 27-year-old man was shot in the right arm and transported themselves to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, police said. They were later transferred to John H. Stroger Hospital.

    The incident appeared to be gang-related, Sedevic said.

    Around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, a 27-year-old man was shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in the 100 block of West 63rd Street, police said.

    The man was walking down the street when a black four-door car drove by and a man inside the car fired several shots while yelling gang slogans, Sedevic said.

    The man was struck in the left forearm and transported himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center in good condition, officials said.

    Police believe the incident was gang-related.

    Twenty minutes earlier, a 43-year-old man was having a domestic argument with a 57-year-old woman in the 7800 block of South Cregier Avenue when he became violent and began to batter the woman, police said. The man grabbed a gun and threatened to shoot the woman.

    As the woman tried to disarm him, the gun discharged and struck the man in the ear, Sedevic said.

    The man was treated and released at Stroger Hospital and was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery, Sedevic said.

    The woman was treated for non-life threatening injured at Jackson Park Hospital, police said.

    Just after 12:30 a.m. Thursday, a 37-year-old man was shot in an apartment in the 6400 block of South Lowe Avenue.

    The man was in the apartment when three men forced their way in and the group began to fight, police said.

    During the struggle, one of the offenders fired a handgun and struck the victim in the jaw, Sedevic said.

    The men fled the scene and the victim was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition.

    A 22-year-old man was shot in a parking lot around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 6900 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said.

    The man was walking when he heard shots and felt pain, Sedevic said.

    He was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center with a wound to his right leg, officials said. He was last listed in stable condition.