At least two people have been killed and eight have been injured, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, authorities say.
In the most recent fatal shooting, a 56-year-old man was fatally shot at approximately 5:17 p.m. in the 600 block of South California Ave., authorities said. The victim was on the sidewalk when an unknown vehicle pulled up, an unknown person inside produced a weapon and fired shots. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he died.
In a fatal shooting Friday at 7:10 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Eggleston, a 25-year-old man was "involved in a narcotics related transaction" when the other person shot him in the stomach and thigh, according to authorities.
The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition where he was later pronounced dead, police said. No one was in custody as of Saturday afternoon and detectives were investigating.
Here are the shootings that have occurred so far:
- In the 1000 block of South Calhoun at approximately 5:56 p.m., a 26-year-old man was standing in the street when a dark color vehicle pulled up, a person exited and shot the man in the arm, police said. He was taken to an area hospital in good condition.
- A 14-year-old boy was walking down the street at approximately 7:54 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Ingleside when an unknown person walked toward the teen and fired shots, police said. He sustained a graze wound in the left abdomen and was taken to an area hospital in good condition.
- At approximately 2:38 a.m., a 38-year-old man was standing outside in the 800 block of East 79th Street when a person traveling in a vehicle shot him in the head and back, then fled the scene, according to police. The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
- In the 4000 block of West Potomac at approximately 8:49 a.m., a 47-year-old man was standing outside when a vehicle approached and another man shot him in the back, police said, then fled. The man was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.
- At approximately 5:23 p.m. in the 11600 block of South Normal Avenue, a 26-year-old male victim was shot while on the front porch of a residence, police said. An unknown offender approached, produced a gun and fired shots at the victim, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.
- In the 3700 block of South Princeton at approximately 6:57 a.m., a 30-year-old was inside of a vehicle parked on the street when an unknown vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, authorities said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the right side and self-transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was listed in good condition.
- A 17-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the groin at approximately 7:50 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Homan, police stated. The victim was taken to Norwegian Hospital and said to be in good condition.
- In the 800 block of East 79th Street at approximately 7:45 p.m., a 27-year-old man was on the street when he sustained a gunshot wound to the right arm by an unknown offender, police stated. The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.