1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Eight Hour Span of Shootings | NBC Chicago

1 Dead, 7 Wounded in Eight Hour Span of Shootings

Trevor Williams, 20, died after being shot in the back shortly after 2 a.m.



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    One man is dead and seven others were wounded by gunfire during a bloody eight hours throughout the city Friday night through Saturday morning.

    A man -- identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 20-year-old Trevor Williams -- walking in the 1500 block of West 71st Street was shot in the back at 2:12 a.m., police said.

    Williams, of the 7000 block of South Bishop Street, was pronounced dead at 3:13 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

    About 8:35 p.m. Friday, a 30-year-old man was shot in the head in the 2500 block of East 75th Street, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said. He was taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

    About 12:35 a.m., a person was shot in the side in the 7400 block of South Evans, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

    About 2 a.m., a 14-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl were shot outside a party in the 1800 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said. The two were at the party when a fight erupted between other people and they were shot.

    The boy was shot in the leg and was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, while the girl suffered a graze wound to the chin and was treated on the scene, police said.

    About 2:40 a.m., a male inside a vehicle in an alley in the 2200 block of North Menard Avenue was shot in the shoulder, police said. His age and condition were not immediately available.

    About 3 a.m., a motorist driving in the 1000 block of North Homan Avenue suffered a graze wound to the arm while driving and took themselves to an area hospital, police said.

    About 8:30 a.m., a male was shot in the neck in the 1400 block of South Homan Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli, citing preliminary information. His age and condition were not immediately available.