3 Killed, 27 Wounded in Weekend Shootings - NBC Chicago

3 Killed, 27 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

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    3 Killed, 27 Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Demario Bailey, 15, was among those killed in weekend shootings. Bailey was shot to death during an attempted robbery when he was on his way to basketball practice.

    A 15-year-old boy shot dead during a robbery attempt was among three people killed and at least 27 others wounded in shootings across the city so far this weekend.

    The boy, later identified as Demario Bailey of the 7500 block of South Wabash, was walking with his twin brother in the 0-100 block of West 63rd Street at about 12:40 p.m. Saturday when four people walked up and demanded his jacket, according to the boy’s family, Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    A gunman among the four then shot Bailey in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:47 p.m., authorities said.

    On Friday evening, a man was shot to death in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

    At about 7 p.m., 28-year-old Rolando Leon was inside a vehicle in the 1300 block of North Springfield when at least one person walked up and fired shots, authorities said.

    He was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 7:23 p.m., authorities said. Leon lived in the 1200 block of North Springfield.

    A child was also in the vehicle at the time of the shooting, but was not injured, police said.

    About two hours before that, a man was shot to death in a drive-by attack in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

    Tyrece L. Stornes, 27, was outside his home in the 10400 block of South State at about 5 p.m. when someone fired shots at him from a passing vehicle, authorities said.

    He was shot in the chest and side and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

    The most recent nonfatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

    A 36-year-old man was shot in the back at about 2 p.m. near the intersection of 111th Street and Vernon Avenue, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

    At least 26 other people have been wounded in 19 separate shootings across the city since 10 p.m. Friday.