At Least 12 Shot, 2 Fatally in Chicago Area Since Friday Evening

Two people have been killed and 10 others wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday evening.

Two people have been killed and 10 others wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday evening.

Three people were wounded between 5 p.m. and midnight on Friday, and two people were killed and five others wounded on Saturday. Two shootings, both nonfatal, have been reported Sunday morning so far.

The latest homicide happened about 2:55 p.m. Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Three men were standing on a sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Fulton when two people got out of a Hyundai and started shooting, according to Chicago police.

Patrick C. Smith, 24, was struck in the head and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Another man, 21, was shot in his arm and foot, while a 22-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions stabilized.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details about the fatality.

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Another person was killed shortly after midnight Saturday during a brawl in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side. At 12:44 a.m., 33-year-old Aurthur Dulaney and three other males inside a home in the 13000 block of South Drexel Avenue got into a fight, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Shots were fired during the altercation, and the 33-year-old was struck in the neck. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m, authorities said.

In nonfatal shootings, a man was shot and critically wounded during an outdoor gathering early Sunday in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. At 1:05 a.m., the 26-year-old was at a party in the 900 block of North Keystone when a male inside a passing black Nissan shot at him, according to Chicago police. The 26-year-old was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

Saturday afternoon, a 21-year-old man was wounded in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. About 2:50 p.m., the man was walking on a sidewalk in the 12000 block of South Stewart Avenue when someone nearby opened fire, police said. He was shot in his buttocks, arm and thigh, and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized.

A man was wounded early Saturday in the Kilbourn Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. At 3:45 a.m., the 26-year-old was walking on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of West School Street when two males fired at him, police said. He was shot in the right leg and took himself to Community First Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his groin early Saturday in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side. At 1:25 a.m., the 34-year-old was standing outside in the 600 block of South Lawndale Avenue when he was struck by bullets from a gray van, according to police. He was treated at Stroger Hospital.

Friday evening, a man was shot in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side. The 23-year-old was standing about 11:40 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Poplar Avenue when he heard gunshots and felt pain, according to police. He was treated for gunshot wound to his leg at Stroger Hospital.

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