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At Least 7 Injured in Chicago Weekend Shootings

In one instance, two men were shot on Cicero Avenue while sitting at a stoplight

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At least seven people have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, according to Chicago police.

Here are the shootings that have happened as of Saturday afternoon:

Friday - 

  • In the 4700 block of West Gladys at approximately 7:46 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the head while standing on a sidewalk, police said.  Someone inside a dark-colored sedan fired shots at the victim, according to police. He went to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
  • Two men and a teenage boy sustained gunshot wounds in a shooting at approximately 10:28 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Paulina, Chicago Police confirmed. The three victims were standing on a sidewalk when someone inside a black sedan reportedly fired shots. A 32-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition while a 41-year-old man went to the hospital in stable condition. The third victim, a 13-year-old boy, sustained a graze wound to the shoulder, and refused treatment.

Saturday -

  • At approximately 12:25 a.m. in the 1900 block of South Homan, a 27-year-old man was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle, police said. The victim drove to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in serious condition.
  • In the 600 block of North Cicero at approximately 3:42 a.m., two men sustained gunshot wounds while sitting in a vehicle at a stoplight, according to Chicago police. Two-dark colored vehicles reportedly pulled alonside the victims,' and people inside fired shots. the driver, a 22-year-old man, was shot in the neck, shoulder and arm while a 20-year-old passenger suffered a gunshot wound to the back. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Following the crash, the victims' vehicle crashed into a fence then headed on Cicero when the car rear-ended a black sedan stopped at a traffic light. Two people inside the sedan were taken to the hospital. 
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