7 Dead, 45 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago - NBC Chicago

7 Dead, 45 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent fatal attack happened in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side Sunday morning

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    7 Dead, 45 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
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    7 people were killed and at least 45 people, including a pregnant woman, were wounded in a violent summer weekend across Chicago, according to police. The weekend’s shootings are as follows:

    FRIDAY

    • The first shooting of the weekend was fatal. Around 4:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 5000 block of S Elizabeth in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. They found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head, according to police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities confirmed.
    • A 26-year-old man was in an alley in the 9100 block of S Emerald in the Brainerd neighborhood around 6:50 p.m. when an unknown offender approached on foot and fired shots before fleeing in a dark-colored sedan, police said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition, according to police.
    • The second fatal shooting of the weekend occurred in the Humboldt Park neighborhood around 9 p.m., police confirmed. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 1000 block of N Harding, and found a 23-year-old man lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to the back and shoulder. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said, where he was pronounced dead.
    • Also around 9 p.m., a 25-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 4900 block of W Kamerling in the North Austin neighborhood when a male approached and opened fire before fleeing, police said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to both legs and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
    • Around 9:39 p.m., a 25-year-old man was standing on the street in the 2600 block of W Potomac in West Town when an occupant in a white SUV fired shots, according to police. The man was shot in the head, and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.
    • In the Englewood neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was standing in the street in the 6500 block of S Laflin around 9:40 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the right shoulder, officials confirmed.
    • A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 7700 block of S Sangamon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood around 11 p.m., according to police. Reginald Turner, of the 7700 block of S Peoria, was walking in the street when a man shot him in the head, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
    • Around 10 p.m., an 18-year-old man was standing on the street in the 100 block of N Laporte in the South Austin neighborhood, according to police, when he saw an unknown man in a black vehicle traveling northbound on Laporte. He then heard shots and felt pain, officials said, sustained gunshot wounds to the left buttocks and hand. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police confirmed.

    SATURDAY

    • At 12:37 a.m., a 25-year-old man was walking down the street in the 8100 block of S Green in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He sustained a gunshot wound to the left foot and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center in stable condition, police said.
    • A 16-year-old boy and a 22-year-old woman were shot around 12:40 a.m. in the 700 block of S Spaulding in East Garfield Park, according to police. The two were outside when someone in a passing gray SUV opened fire, police said. The woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition with gunshot wounds to her leg and buttocks, according to police. The teenager took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said, and was listed in critical condition.
    • Two people were shot around 1:02 a.m. in the 6800 block of N Ridge in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood, according to police. A 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were sitting in a vehicle at a stoplight when they heard shots and felt pain, police said. The woman was shot twice in the left shoulder and twice in the left thigh, and the man sustained a gunshot wound to the cheek, police said. They were both taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in stable condition, authorities confirmed.
    • Around 2 a.m., a 30-year-old man was getting out of a vehicle in the 5900 block of S Albany in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood when another car pulled up and someone opened fire, police said. He sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, and two graze wounds to the shoulder and chest, authorities confirmed. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said.
    • A 25-year-old man walked into Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder at 3:53 a.m., police confirmed. He was listed in stable condition, but authorities said he was being uncooperative, and further details about the shooting were not available.
    • Around 4:47 a.m., a witness discovered a 26-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds, sitting in a vehicle in the 4700 block of W Monroe in Austin, according to police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.
    • At 8:06 a.m., a 19-year-old man was standing outside in the 3600 block of W Lexington in East Garfield Park when a white, four-door car pulled up and someone inside the car opened fire, police confirmed. He was shot in the leg and taken in stable condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.
    • Around 11:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man was in the 5900 block of S Troy in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood when he was shot in the left hand and left thigh, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
    • Four people were injured, including a pregnant woman, in a shooting in the Morgan Park neighborhood at 11:43 a.m., police said. The victims were outside in the 1400 block of W 114th Place when someone walked out of a gangway and opened fire before fleeing in a vehicle, according to police. The pregnant woman, 19, sustained gunshot wounds to the leg and the back, and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said. A 20-year-old woman was also shot in the leg and back, and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition, police said. A 23-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, and a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, officials confirmed.
    • Two men, ages 21 and 23, were walking in the 3000 block of W Fulton in East Garfield Park around 3:15 p.m. when a light-colored vehicle drove up and an occupant opened fire, according to police. The 23-year-old man sustained a graze wound to the ankle and the 21-year-old man was shot in the left thigh, pelvis, and hand. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said.
    • Three people were shot at around 6:45 p.m. in the 700 block of W 66th St in Englewood, police confirmed. They were congregated in a group on the corner when an unknown male emerged from the west alley and fired several shots, police said. A 50-year-old man sustained two gunshot wounds to the buttocks and a 67-year-old man was shot in the back, officials confirmed. A 30-year-old man was shot in the hand and took himself to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition, according to police.
    • A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while washing his car in the Gage Park neighborhood Saturday evening. Trayvon Wilson was in an alley near his home, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner, when he was approached by an unknown offender who opened fire. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
    • A 42-year-old man was shot, then crashed a vehicle in an attempt to flee Saturday night in the Edgewater neighborhood, police confirmed. Around 9 p.m. in the 5300 block of N Kenmore, the victim was sitting in a vehicle with the offender, who produced a weapon and fired shots, according to police. The victim was shot in the abdomen, at which point he entered a separate vehicle and attempted to flee, crashing the car in the 900 block of W Foster. He was then taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital in stable condition, according to police, who believe the shooting was drug-related.
    • Around 9 p.m., a 39-year-old man was driving northbound on S. Cottage Grove near 106th St in Roseland when a green van pulled alongside his vehicle and someone inside opened fire, according to police. He was hit in the right arm, police said, and taken by a friend to Roseland Community Hospital in stable condition.
    • A 39-year-old man was entering a residence in the 8600 block of S Marquette in South Chicago around 9:45 p.m., police said, when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot. He was hit in the left leg, police said, and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition, police said.
    • Two men, ages 32 and 24, were standing outside in the Humboldt Park neighborhood around 11 p.m. when they were shot, according to police. Authorities said they were in the 2500 block of W Division St when shots were fired. The 32-year-old man was shot in the right leg, and the 24-year-old man was shot in the stomach, police said, and both were taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.
    • Around 11:10 p.m., a 25-year-old woman was standing on the street in the 3400 block of W Ogden in Lawndale when someone from a passing vehicle opened fire, police said. She sustained a gunshot wound to the right leg and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition, police said.
    • An 18-year-old man was standing on the front porch of a home in the 9000 block of S Bishop in the Brainerd neighborhood at around 11:30 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was hit in the left leg and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, according to police.

    SUNDAY

    • A 26-year-old man was sitting on the back porch of a home in the 3500 block of W Lexington in East Garfield Park around 1:10 a.m. when he was shot, police said. An unknown male offender approached the victim, according to police, then opened fire before fleeing on foot. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the back, buttocks, and both legs, officials said.
    • About ten minutes later at 1:20 a.m., a 17-year-old boy was also shot in East Garfield Park, police confirmed. He was standing outside in the 2700 block of W Polk when a passenger in a silver-colored sedan opened fire, according to police. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the back, arm and left hand, police said, and he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.
    • A third shooting in East Garfield Park in just 20 minutes left a 55-year-old man dead and two women, ages 19 and 35, wounded, police confirmed. The shooting occurred in the 700 block of N Ridgeway around 1:30 a.m., according to police. The man was shot in the chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials said. The 35-year-old woman was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said, while the 19-year-old woman showed up at an area hospital with a wound to her ankle from the same shooting. Authorities said she was listed in good condition.
    • Around the same time, but in Pilsen, a 29-year-old man was walking on the street in the 1800 block of S Blue Island at 1:30 a.m. when an unknown offender approached on foot and fired shots, police said. He was struck in the left leg and took himself to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, according to police.
    • At 3:15 a.m., a 23-year-old man was standing outside in the 400 block of N Western in West Town when someone from a dark-colored vehicle fired shots, striking the victim in the right leg, according to police. He took himself to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.
    • A 30-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station on the city's South Side at approximately 4:27 a.m., police said. Selton Ellis, of the 7300 block of S Greenwood Ave, was at a gas station in the 7200 block of S Chicago Ave in Greater Grand Crossing when a man entered the business and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police confirmed.
    • Around 4:45 a.m., a 19-year-old man was walking in the 1400 block of W 71st Pl in West Englewood when he was shot, officials said. According to police, a white car pulled up beside him, a male offender exited the vehicle and opened fire. The victim attempted to run away, and was shot in the left foot as he tried to flee, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition, according to police.
    • A 28-year-old woman was a passenger in a car in the 3500 block of W Walnut in East Garfield Park when she heard shots and felt pain, police said. She took herself to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back and was listed in good condition, police said.
    • A 41-year-old man was fatally shot in the Austin neighborhood early Sunday, according to police. Officers responded to a call of shots fired shortly after 5 a.m. in the 900 block of N Massasoit, and found Frederick Johnson, of the 5300 block of W Crystal, in the driver's seat of a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
    • Three people were shot in the 1200 block of S Troy in the North Lawndale neighborhood at around 2:40 p.m., police confirmed. A 20-year-old man was shot in the right foot, a 22-year-old man was shot in the knee, and both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said. A third man whose age was not immediately know was shot in the groin and listed at Mount Sinai in fair condition, authorities said. Additional details about the shooting were not immediately available.
    • Around 3:50 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 2100 block of N Western Ave in Logan Square when he heard shots from a vehicle and felt pain, police said. He was struck in the left elbow and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition, officials confirmed.
    • A 16-year-old boy was shot in the 108th block of S Wentworth in the Roseland neighborhood at 4:42 p.m., according to police. He sustained gunshot wounds to the arm and back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition, police said.
    • At approximately 6:40 p.m., a 53-year-old man was shot in the commission of a robbery in Austin, police confirmed. He was shot in the right hip in the 0-100 block of S Mayfield, according to police, and taken to Loretto Hospital in stable condition.

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