Chicago gun violence

4 Dead, at Least 31 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago This Weekend

Authorities say four people have been killed and at least 31 others have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend.

In the most recent deadly shooting, a 27-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were heading eastbound on Roosevelt Road at approximately 10:32 p.m. when an unknown vehicle approached and fired multiple shots striking both men, police said.

According to officials, both men sustained multiple gunshots wounds and were taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition. The 27-year-old was later pronounced dead.

In the first fatal shooting of the weekend, a man was shot and killed Friday afternoon in the 6600 block of South Oakley. According to authorities, two individuals were on the street when a person in a passing vehicle fired shots at them.

A 35-year-old man was hit in the head, and was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. A 14-year-old girl was hit in the thigh and ankle, and is in good condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.

At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, a 25-year-old man was dropped off at Holy Cross Hospital by an acquaintance after he had been shot in the right shoulder and hip. Police say the man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

No suspects are in custody, and Area One detectives are investigating.

On Sunday, an 18-year-old man was shot and killed after being shot multiple times at approximately 4:51 p.m. in the 11300 block of South Harvard, police stated.

The man and a 50-year-old male were in a backyard when they were approached by an unknown individual who displayed a gun and fired shots, police said. The 18-year-old was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The 50-year-old male was struck in the leg and said to be in good condition at the hospital.

Here are the rest of the weekend’s reported shootings thus far:

Friday –

  • At approximately 5 pm., a 19-year-old man was waiting for a bus in the 2900 block of North Cicero Avenue when a person in a dark-colored vehicle fired shots at him, striking him in the left leg. He was taken to Community First Hospital in good condition, authorities said.
  • In the 1100 block of West 63rd Street at approximately 6:23 p.m., two men heard shots and felt pain. A 19-year-old man was hit in the hand and foot, while a 24-year-old old was hit in the arm and leg. Both are in good condition at area hospitals, police said.
  • A 40-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when a man walked up and fired shots, striking him I the right leg and buttocks, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Saturday –

  • Chicago police say an 18-year-old man was standing in the backyard of a residence in the 3500 block of West 63rd Place at approximately 1:55 a.m. when shots were fired. He was hit in the head, and was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.
  • In the 5000 block of West Quincy at approximately 2:15 a.m., a 44-year-old man became involved in an argument with another man who pulled out a weapon and opened fire. Police say the man was taken to Stroger Hospital after being shot in the neck and face, and is in serious condition. A 21-year-old man is in custody.
  • At approximately 3 a.m. in the 7000 block of South California, two teens were riding in a vehicle when a person fired shots from the sidewalk. Police say a 17-year-old was shot in the back, and a 16-year-old suffered a graze wound to his right arm. Both are in good condition.
  • A 26-year-old man was walking in the 3500 block of West Jackson at approximately 3:22 a.m. when a person in a passing vehicle fired shots. Police say the man was hit in the torso, and is in critical condition at Mount Sinai.
  • Police say a 35-year-old man was standing outside a residence in the 6300 block of South Artesian at approximately 6:22 a.m. when a person fired shots, striking him in the left shoulder and right clavicle. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.
  • In the 9000 block of South Cottage Grove at approximately 6:42 a.m., a 34-year-old man was walking when a person in a vehicle fired shots at him, striking him in the left shoulder and right foot. Police say the man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious, but stable, condition.
  • In the 4200 block of west Lake Street at approximately 3:50 p.m., a 25-year-old female victim was shot in the thigh area, police said. She self-transported to the University of Illinois Hospital and was said to be in good condition.
  • At approximately 3:53 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Racine, a 50-year-old man was on the sidewalk when he was shot, police said. He sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.
  • A 31-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound at approximately 4:11 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Emerald, police said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in good condition.
  • In the 8100 block of South Ingleside at approximately 5 p.m., a 28-year-old female victim sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach, police said. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.
  • At approximately 5:51 p.m. in the 500 block of North Pulaski, a 38-year-old male was shot while inside a vehicle, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the facial area and was transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
  • In the 400 block of East 105th Street at approximately 7:26 p.m., a 20-year-old man was inside of a vehicle when he was shot in the armpit and hand, police said. The man was taken to Christ Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
  • A 40-year-old man was stopped at a red light in the 6800 block of South Halsted at approximately 11:05 p.m. when two men pulled him out of his vehicle at gunpoint. Police say the man attempted to flee the scene and was shot in the buttocks. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Sunday –

  • At approximately 1:09 a.m. in the 3100 block of South Shields, a 42-year-old man was standing in an alley when a person in a dark-colored SUV fired shots at him. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition after being hit in the right arm and buttocks, police said.
  • Chicago police say a 20-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 114th Place at approximately 2:38 a.m. when a person in a silver sedan fired shots at him, striking him in the left leg. The man was taken to Christ Hospital in fair condition.
  • In the 2700 block of West Rosemont at approximately 2:51 a.m., Chicago police say a 38-year-old woman was walking when two men and another woman approached her on foot and stole her purse and cell phone at gunpoint. One of the men then fired a shot at her as she ran from the scene, and she was hit in the left arm. She was taken to Swedish Covenant in good condition.
  • At approximately 3:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of West Ainsley, a 22-year-old man was riding in a vehicle when a person in a black SUV fired shots, striking him in the right shoulder. Police say the man was driven to Swedish Covenant, where he was listed in good condition.
  • Chicago police say a 34-year-old man was walking in the 1800 block of West 21st Place at approximately 3:33 a.m. when he was shot in the chest and torso. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
  • A 22-year-old man was riding in a vehicle in the 6400 block of South King Drive at approximately 4:28 a.m. when she was shot in the right hand, according to police. She was taken to Rush Hospital, where she was listed in good condition.
  • At approximately 3:05 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Ashland, three men were injured in a shooting, police said. Of the three victims, a 26-year-old man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the arm and said to be in stable condition. A 24-year-old man gunshot wound to the head and throat and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, according to Chicago police. A 20-year-old male was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in unknown condition with a gunshot wound to the leg.The 24-year-old male was driving when he fired shots at the other men, but it's not known who shot him, police stated.
  • A 17-year-old male was brought to Mount Sinai Hospital at approximately 4:43 p.m. with gunshot wounds to the body, police stated. The victim was said to be in critical condition.
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