1 Dead, at Least 9 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings - NBC Chicago

1 Dead, at Least 9 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

The city's first fatal shooting occurred on Sunday evening, police said

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    1 Dead, at Least 9 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

    One person is dead and at least nine people have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago this weekend, according to authorities.

    The city's first homicide occurred on Sunday evening in the 5000 block of South Maplewood, according to police. 

    At approximately 6:36 p.m., an 18-year-old man was standing on a street corner when a light colored van pulled up and a person inside opened fire, striking him in the head. 

    The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Another man, a 20-year-old, was shot in the groin and the left thigh, and is in stable condition at a local hospital. 

    Early Saturday morning, a 22-year-old man was driving in the 4400 block of South Archer just after midnight when a gray Acura SUV pulled up alongside his vehicle. Three men were inside, and according to witnesses, one of the men inside the SUV began flashing gang signs.

    After a moment, someone in the vehicle opened fire, striking the victim in the lower backside. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

    Here are the rest of this weekend’s shootings:

    Saturday:

     

    • Just before 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of North Hamlin, a 25-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk when four men walked up to him, police said. He tried to run from the scene, but all four men opened fire, striking him in the arm. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
    • In the 2500 block of East 106th Street at approximately 7:40 p.m., a 20-year-old man was walking when a group of men walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim in the left foot and right calf. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in stable condition, according to Chicago police.
    • At approximately 10:45 p.m., a 38-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in the 7800 block of North Paulina when he heard shots. The victim was shot in the right ankle, and he was taken to St. Francis, where he is listed in stable condition, according to police.
    • A 21-year-old man was sitting in a car at a gas station in the 7600 block of South Chicago when a person in another car fired shots at him, police said. The man was taken to the University of Chicago in stable condition with a graze wound to his back.

     

    No one is in custody in any of these shootings unless otherwise noted.

    Sunday: 

    • Just before 2 p.m., a 34-year-old man pulled into the parking lot of a commercial business in the 2500 block of West Touhy and got into an argument with another man who walked up to the car and opened the door. Eventually the other man opened fire, striking the victim in the left hand and leg. He was taken to St. Francis in good condition. 
    • In the 200 block of North St. Louis, a 34-year-old man was walking out of a convenience store at approximately 2:30 p.m. when he was shot in the lower right leg. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said. 
    • A 19-year-old man was shot in the left leg and was taken to a local hospital in stable condition, police said. The man was shot in the 3200 block of West 65th Street, police said, but other circumstances are unknown at this time. 

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