3 Women Killed, 7 People Wounded in Monday Shootings - NBC Chicago

3 Women Killed, 7 People Wounded in Monday Shootings



    Three women were shot to death and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Monday.

    The last fatal shooting of the day happened at 10:55 p.m. in the city's south side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

    A 21-year-old woman and a man thought to be in his 20s were sitting in a vehicle parked in the 7300 block of South Perry Avenue when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at them, police said.

    The woman was shot multiple times and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was later pronounced dead, according to police. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death early Tuesday.

    The man, shot in the back and leg, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn but information about his condition was not immediately provided.

    Earlier in the day, a 36-year-old man killed two members of his family and injured two others before turning the gun on himself following a domestic dispute.

    The latest nonfatal shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. in the south side Gresham neighborhood, police said. A 35-year-old man was walking in the 7700 block of South Peoria Street when he heard shots and realized he had been shot in the knee, police said. He was taken to Saint Bernrard Hospital and Health Care Center in good condition.

    Fifteen minutes earlier, a 21-year-old man was shot in East Garfield Park. The shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Monroe Street, police said. A friend drove him to Mount Sinai Hospital but his condition was not immediately known.

    At 10:50 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the arm and leg in West Englewood. His condition was not immediately known after the shooting, which happened in the 1800 block of West 58th Street, police said.

    Monday afternoon, an 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was walking in the 4800 block of West George Street at 1:20 p.m. when he heard shots and realized he had been struck twice in the right arm and once in the back, police said. He was taken to Advocate Ilinois Masonic Medical Center in “stable” condition, according to police.

    Less than an hour earlier, a 23-year-old man was critically wounded in another West Englewood shooting. He was standing in the 6700 block of South Marshfield Avenue about 12:35 p.m. when three people walked up and one of them shot him in the torso. He was taken to Christ in critical condition, police said.

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