Weekend Violence

3 Dead, at Least 10 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Three people are dead and at least 10 others have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago over the weekend.

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in the 4700 block of South Evans, according to police. A 22-year-old man was standing outside of a residence just before 5 p.m. when three men walked up to the home and opened fire, striking him multiple times in the chest.

Police say the man was brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

In the city's first fatal shooting of the weekend, a physical altercation involving numerous people escalated into gunfire on Sunday morning in the 8300 block of South LaSalle, according to police.

During the incident, which police believe to be domestic in nature, a 40-year-old man pulled out a gun and opened fire, striking a 28-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman.

After he was shot, the 28-year-old man pulled out a gun and shot the gunman in the arm, according to police.

The 28-year-old man and 34-year-old woman were both taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where both were pronounced dead.

The 40-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he is in good condition.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Here are the rest of this weekend’s shootings:

Friday –

  • In the 5100 block of South Marshfield Avenue at approximately 4:19 p.m., a man broke into the residence of a 45-year-old man, according to police. The man then pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots into the residence, striking the victim in the inner thigh. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago in critical condition.
  • A 20-year-old man was driving in the 3900 block of North Campbell at approximately 8:55 p.m. when he was shot in the left arm and torso. Police say the man was driven to Mount Sinai by a woman, and he is listed in good condition.

Saturday –

  • Just before 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of South Cicero, a 23-year-old man was shot in the chest and the left arm, according to police. A friend drove him to Rush Hospital, but the victim was unable to give any details of the shooting. He is in serious condition.
  • In the 1600 block of East 67th Street at approximately 2:28 a.m., a 31-year-old man walked into an apartment and then was hit in the face by an unknown object. Police say that while he was on the ground he heard a gunshot, which grazed his head. The man was taken to the University of Chicago in fair condition.
  • Police responding to a ShotSpotter Alert in the 4000 block of West 19th Street at approximately 5 a.m. found two men who said they had heard shots and been hit by gunfire. A 23-year-old man was hit in the calf, and a 25-year-old man was hit in the right thigh. Both men are in good condition at area hospitals.

Sunday -

  • A 28-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were outside a residence in the 7200 block of South Damen at approximately 5:35 p.m. when a person in a passing gray Dodge sedan opened fire. The 28-year-old was hit in the hip and forearm and is in critical condition at an area hospital. The other man was hit in the thigh and is in fair condition, according to police.
  • In the 6700 block of South Lafayette at approximately 5:38 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the chin, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai in stable condition, and further details on the shooting were unavailable.
  • A 15-year-old boy was standing on a sidewalk in the 2900 block of West Fillmore just before 6 p.m. when a dark colored vehicle pulled up and a person inside opened fire, striking the teen in the right thigh. The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
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