Two people are dead and at least 21 others have been hurt in shootings across the city of Chicago so far this weekend.
The first fatal shooting of the weekend was reported at approximately 5:38 p.m. Friday in the 8400 block of South Escanaba Avenue.
According to Chicago police, a 24-year-old man was found lying on the ground after being shot in the left side of his head. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities are investigating, and no suspects are in custody.
Just after 10 p.m. in the 5700 block of West Midway Park, officers responding to a ShotSpotter Alert found a 27-year-old man seated in the driver’s seat of a parked car. The man had been shot multiple times in the chest and face, according to authorities.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe a man walked up to the vehicle while it was parked and opened fire, striking the victim. Area Four detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting, and no suspects are in custody.
Here are the rest of the weekend’s reported shootings so far:
- A 35-year-old man was standing in an alley in the 8000 block of South Chappel at approximately 5:54 p.m. when he was shot in the upper right shoulder. Police say the man was taken to South Shore Hospital in stable condition.
- In the 4100 block of West Laurence at approximately 6:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the chest and back, according to police. He was taken to Illinois Masonic in unknown condition.
- At approximately 10:16 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Agatite, a 38-year-old man was found in the driver’s seat of a vehicle after being shot in the head, chest and arm. The man was taken to Illinois Masonic, where he was listed in serious condition, according to police.
- Chicago police say a 27-year-old man was shot twice in the arm in the 2100 block of South Pulaski at approximately 10:21 p.m. He didn’t know where the shots had come from, and was taken to Mount Sinai by an acquaintance. He was listed in fair condition.
- A 22-year-old man got into a verbal altercation with another man at a gas station in the 1600 block of West 35th Street at approximately 10:48 p.m., police said. The man then pulled out a gun and shot the victim, striking him in the chest, arm and flank. The man was fleeing the scene when he was shot, crashing into a police during his escape. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
- In the 300 block of West 110th Place at approximately 11:29 p.m., a 27-year-old man was found lying in an alley after being shot in the chest. Police say the man was taken to Roseland in critical condition, while the alleged shooter fled the scene in a black Kia.
- A 41-year-old man was driving in the 3300 block of East 85th Street at approximately 12:51 a.m. when he was shot in the head, police said. The man then crashed his vehicle into a fence, and was taken from the scene to Trinity Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
- In the 5000 block of West Monroe at approximately 2:15 a.m., a 16-year-old boy was standing on a sidewalk with a group of people when a person in a dark-blue vehicle fired shots down an alley, striking the teen in the chest. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.
- Three people were sitting in three separate vehicles in the 7000 block of South Peoria at approximately 4 a.m. when a person in a passing vehicle fired shots at them. Two men, both 27 years old, were hit, with one victim refusing medical treatment and the other being taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center after being hit in the arm. He is in fair condition. The third victim, a 49-year-old woman, was shot in the lower backside, and is at Provident Hospital in fair condition, police said.
- Chicago police say a 29-year-old man was on a sidewalk in the 800 block of North Parkside at approximately 5:15 a.m. when he was shot by a person in a passing white vehicle. He was hit in the right hip, and is at Stroger Hospital in good condition.
- A 39-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 700 block of West 111th Street at approximately 11 a.m. According to police, the man is in serious condition at Christ Hospital, and no suspect is in custody.
- Four people were shot while standing outside at approximately 5 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Claremont, according to police. A 23-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the lower back and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in stable condition. A second victim, a 39-year-old woman, suffered a gunshot wound to the right calve and was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police officials said. A 30-year-old male was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and reported to be in critical condition. A fourth victim, a 38-year-old man, suffered a gunshot wound to the right ankle and was reported to be in stable condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
- At approximately 5:38 p.m. in the 12200 block of South May Street, four individuals were shot by suspected shooters who opened fire from black sedans driving down the street, police stated. A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right foot and was hospitalized at Advocate Christ Medical Center, police stated. A 29-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound to the left torso and forearm and was reported to be stable at the hospital. A third victim, a man who is approximately 50 years old, sustained a gunshot wound to the right ankle and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in stable condition. A fourth victim, a man, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.