9-Year-Old Boy Among 10 Killed, at Least 41 Wounded in Weekend Shootings | NBC Chicago

9-Year-Old Boy Among 10 Killed, at Least 41 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

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    (Published Sunday, July 16, 2017)

    A 9-year-old boy was among two juveniles killed as gun violence across Chicago over the weekend left eight others dead and at least 41 people wounded. 

    The 9-year-old was shot and killed when someone in a vehicle opened fire on the car he was riding in near midnight in the 3500 block of East 97th Street.

    The boy was shot in the back and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital where he later died, according to police.

    A 31-year-old man was also shot in the back, face and chest, authorities said. He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

    "I was speaking on the phone in my house when I hear screaming, it's just screaming, screaming," said a witness at the scene. "[The man] tells everybody in front, 'They killed my son, they killed my son.'"

    A 17-year-old was also shot and killed in the 4500 block of West Jackson Friday night. 

    At least eight others were killed in shootings across the city of the summer weekend. 

    A 21-year-old man was killed on West Pershing on Friday evening, according to Chicago Police. Two more people were wounded in the shooting, as a 19-year-old was shot in the head and hand and a 22-year-old was shot in the back.

    A violent Friday night continued when a 26-year-old was shot and killed in the 4600 block of South Washtenaw. A silver SUV pulled up to the victim and one of the occupants opened fire, striking the man multiple times.

    Another man was shot and killed in the 10600 block of South Green Bay Ave. on Friday night. While exiting a vehicle, two men were shot when a white SUV drove by and an occupant fired shots at the car. 

    A 49-year-old man was shot in the back and transported to Christ Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday. A 54-year-old man was also wounded in the shooting after being shot in the face. 

    The violence continued on Saturday morning, as a 20-year-old man was shot and killed in the 4400 block of West Monroe. Police were called because of shots fired at the scene, and when they arrived they found the man lying in the street after suffering a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

    An attempted robbery ended in the death of a 60-year-old man on Saturday morning in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood. The victim was approached by an unknown assailant, who demanded money from him. A struggle ensued, and the man was shot in the left shoulder. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

    A 58-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1100 block of West 95th Street on Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:15 p.m., the victim was walking when a dark-colored vehicle approached, and one of the occupants fired multiple shots. The man was shot in the mouth and torso, and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

    Sunday morning saw two more people shot and killed, including a 31-year-old man in the 3900 block of West Arthington. He was approached by another man on a sidewalk, and he was shot in the neck by the unknown assailant, who also shot a 32-year-old man in the leg. 

    A 23-year-old man sitting in a parked car in the 2100 block of East 71st Street was shot and killed when two men walked up to the car and fired shots. He was taken to Northwestern Hospital with gunshot wounds to his chest and his arm, and he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

    Friday:

    • A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest at approximately 6:03 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Jackson. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.
    • Three people were shot in the 0-100 block of West Pershing at approximately 6:05 p.m. A 21-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and shoulder, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. A 19-year-old was shot in the head and hand, and a 22-year-old man was shot in the back. Both victims were transported to Stroger Hospital. 
    • A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in the 4600 block of South Washtenaw at approximately 10:20 p.m. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds when a silver SUV pulled up, and shots were fired. No one is in custody in the shooting.
    • Two men were shot when they got out of a while in the 10600 block of South Green Bay Ave. A 54-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the face, and was taken to Northwestern in stable condition. A 49-year-old man was shot in the back, and he was pronounced dead at Christ Hospital. 
    • A 44-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Campbell when he was shot in the back and the arm. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition, according to police.
    • A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed in the 3500 block of East 97th Street at approximately 11:13 p.m. The boy was riding in an SUV when a grey sedan pulled up alongside the vehicle and an occupant opened fire. The boy was pronounced dead  at Comers Hospital, and a 31-year-old man was taken to Christ Hospital with gunshot wounds to his back, face, and chest. He was listed in critical condition.

    Saturday:

    • A 41-year-old man was shot multiple times in the 12800 block of South Peoria at approximately 12:09 a.m. He was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition.
    • A 24-year-old man was shot in both legs in the 1800 block of North Leclaire. The shooting occurred around 2:15 a.m. when the victim was standing next to a car. He was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in stable condition.
    • At around 3 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving his car in the 5000 block of West Washington when he was shot in the right arm. He drove himself to the hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
    • A 26-year-old man was walking in the 2800 block of West Division when he was shot multiple times in the right leg. The man, who was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in good condition, was shot by an occupant in an unknown car, according to police.
    • At around 4 a.m., two men were shot in the 0-100 block of North Leclaire. A 29-year old man was shot in the head, and was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition. A 27-year-old man was shot in the stomach and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
    • In the 4400 block of West Monroe, a 20-year-old man was shot in the head and killed at approximately 4:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Police were called to the scene and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
    • An attempted robbery ended tragically when a 60-year-old man was shot and killed in the 3200 block of West Franklin. The incident occurred in the 3200 block of West Franklin, when a man confronted the victim and demanded money. A struggle took place, and the victim was shot in the left shoulder. He was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
    • Two men were shot in the 3000 block of West Lexington around 11:32 a.m. A 21-year old man was shot in the groin and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious condition, and a 25-year old man suffered a graze wound to the wrist. He was taken to the hospital in good condition.
    • A 56-year old man was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery in the 7300 block of South Halsted. He was taken to Christ Hospital in serious condition, according to police.
    • A dark-colored SUV pulled up, and one of the vehicle’s occupants shot a 26-year old woman and a 25-year old man in the 1200 block of North Mozart. The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the mouth, and the man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the thigh.
    • A 58-year old man was shot in the mouth and torso in the 1100 block of West 95th Street. The shooting occurred at 4:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
    • Two people were shot in the 3600 block of West Augusta at 4:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon. A 32-year old woman was shot in the knee and was taken to the hospital in good condition. A 27-year old man was shot in the back and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, according to police.
    • At 7 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the right leg in the 600 block of East 131st Street. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition, accoridng to police. 
    • A light-colored sedan pulled up in front of a building in the 300 block of North Central, and one of the occupants opened fire, striking a 35-year-old man. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the head. 
    • Four men were shot in the 12200 block of South Throop around 8 p.m. on Saturday night. All four of the victims were transported to area hospitals in stable condition, and two of the four men shot are known gang members, according to police.
    • A 21-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 6000 block of South Eberhart when he was shot by a person in a grey SUV. He was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in stable condition. 
    • A 19-year-old man was shot in the left leg by a person in a red sedan in the 5000 block of West Monroe. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition. 
    • A man fired several shots from a gangway in the 5500 block of South Throop, striking a 21-year-old man in the right arm. He was taken to St. Bernard's in stable condition. 
    Sunday: 

    • Two men were shot in the 3900 block of West 66th Street at approximately 12:05 a.m. A 21-year-old was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition after being shot in the leg, and a 22-year-old was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition with a graze wound to his shoulder. 
    • A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head while he was riding in a car on the 1000 block of North Sacramento. He was transferred to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. 
    • An unknown person fired several shots from an alley in the 8500 block of Oglesby, striking an 18-year-old man in the right leg. He was taken to South Shore Hospital in stable condition. 
    • A 31-year-old man was shot and killed in the 3900 block of West Arthington at approximately 1:06 a.m. He was shot in the neck and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A 32-year-old was also shot when a man approached the pair on a sidewalk and fired shots. 
    • In the 4900 block of West Ohio, a 23-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when he was shot in the arm and the chest. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. 
    • A 29-year-old woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition after she was shot in the buttocks. The shooting occurred in the 6800 block of South Perry. 
    • A 23-year-old man was shot to death while sitting in a parked car in the 2100 block of East 71st Street. Two men approached the vehicle and fired shots. The victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital with wounds to his chest and arm, and he was pronounced dead. 
    • At 3:21 a.m. in the 1200 block of South Independence, a 27-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when he was shot in the abdomen. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. 
    • A 31-year-old man standing in front of Mt. Sinai Hospital was shot in the groin at 3:36 a.m. Sunday. The hospital was forced to close its entrance after the shooting, which left the man in serious condition. 
    • In the 5900 block of South Carpenter, at about 5:15 a.m., a 38-year-old man was shot after a fight broke out on a sidewalk. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. 
    • Hours later, just before 10:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the left leg while walking on a sidewalk in the 6400 block of South Parnell, according to authorities. The teen was taken in stable condition to St. Bernard's Hospital. 
    Monday:

    • Minutes after midnight, a 29-year-old man was shot while sitting in a parked car in the 8600 block of South Lawndale. The man was in the veihcle when someone exited a grey sedan nearby and opened fire, police said. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 
    • Just before 1 a.m., a 27-year-old man was shot during a robbery in an alley in the 1800 block of West Erie. Police said the man was walking in the alley when someone walked up, robbed him and then fired shots. The man took himself to St. Mary's Hospital with a gunshot wound to the "face area," authorities said. He was being transferred to Stroger Hospital where his condition was not immediately known. 
    • Around 1:45 a.m., a 26-year-old woman was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle with a man in the 4500 block of West Madison. Police said the woman was shot in the right hand as she attempted to disarm the man in the car. She was taken to Loretto Hospital in stable condition. No one was in custody as of Monday morning. 


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