Nine people have sustained injuries in shootings across the city of Chicago this weekend, police said.
The shooting was reported at 4:37 a.m. in the 900 block of East 79th Street, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.
After an altercation occurred at a party inside a residence, people exited the building and moved out front. An offender in a gray Dodge Charger that was driving by then fired multiple shots at the group, striking a number of victims.
A vehicle wanted in connection with the shooting crashed a short time later on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 43rd Street, according to Chicago police and Illinois State Police. The occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.
Here are the other shootings that have happened as of Saturday evening:
- A 79-year-old man was shot in an alley at approximately 1:19 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Division, police said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the arm after multiple unknown offenders approached him and fired shots. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in good condition. The victim wasn't the intended target, according to police.
- In the 4900 block of West Superior at approximately 1:29 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot during an argument, police said. The suspect, a 26-year-old man, produced a handgun and fired shots, striking the victim in the shoulder. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
- At approximately 8 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Washtenaw, a 41-year-old man was shot while inside of a vehicle with an off-duty Chicago police officer, officials said. An unknown vehicle pulled alongside the victim's vehicle, and someone inside fired shots toward the two individuals, striking the 41-year-old man in the calf. The off-duty officer returned fire while the victim was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition.