At Least 7 Injured in Chicago Weekend Shootings

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

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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