Chicago Violence

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Gun Violence Sunday Across Chicago

There were no reported shootings for nearly 24 hours before Sunday morning

After nearly 24 hours with no reported shootings in the city of Chicago, one person is dead and four others have been wounded in gun violence Sunday.

At 2:11 a.m., nearly 24 hours since the last reported shooting in Chicago on Saturday morning, three people were shot while standing in a gangway in the 6700 block of South Honore, police said. The victims were standing when several men walked up to the group and opened fire, striking all three men.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen, and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. Two other victims, a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, were taken to area hospitals in stable condition with gunshot wounds.

Just after 10:30 a.m., an 18-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1600 block of West 79th Street, police said. The victim was discovered lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his head, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Circumstances in the shooting are still being evaluated, as there were no witnesses to the crime.

Another man is in critical condition after the was shot in the 1700 block of East 78th Street, police said. The 49-year-old man was walking in the neighborhood just before 3 a.m. when someone opened fire, striking the victim in the arm.

The man was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

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