A teen was killed and five others wounded when gunmen came out of an alley near West Ferdinand Street and North Lavergne Avenue early Sunday morning.
Seven people were killed and at least 23 others were wounded in separate shootings across the city between Friday evening and Sunday night.
The fatalities include:
Denero Appleton, of the 9900 block of South Calhoun Avenue, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Donald Williams, 17, of the 3000 block of West Dickens Street, was shot in the back, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Williams was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:19 a.m., the medical examiner’s office said.
Five other people -- all females -- were shot and listed in “stable” condition after the shooting, police said. A 14-year-old girl was shot in the buttocks and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Another girl, 17, was also shot in the buttocks and taken to Mount Sinai. Two women — both 19 — were also shot. One suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and showed up at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. The other woman was shot in the thigh and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital. A 22-year-old women took several “bullet fragments” to the back and was also taken to West Suburban, police said.
Nicholas Keener, 16, was walking with a group in the 3800 block of North St. Louis Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when shots were fired from a passing light-colored vehicle, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Keener, of the 4800 block of North Hamlin Avenue, was shot in the chest and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m., authorities said. Police said the shooting is possibly gang-related.
McArthur Swindle, 21, of the 7000 block of South Halsted Street, was sitting in an SUV in the 700 block of East 87th Street about 3:20 p.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, hitting him several times, police and the medical examiner’s office said.
He was dead at the scene at 3:25 p.m., authorities said.
Short, of the 6700 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:35 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.
Another man, 32, was shot in the chest and taken to Stroger in “stable” condition.
At least 17 others were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.