41 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The first fatal shooting of the weekend left a teenage girl dead on the city's South Side

At least 41 people have been shot across Chicago since Friday evening, leaving four dead.

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police.

The 28-year-old man was shot in the back at 4:02 p.m. in the 2000 block of Homan, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death, but did not release his name.

Earlier on Sunday, a man was fatally shot outside a Pink Line CTA station on the Southwest Side. Officers responded to a fight outside the California station in the 2000 block of South California at 7:38 a.m., according to Chicago Police. A 20-year-old man, who has not yet been identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office, was shot in the neck and pronounced dead at the scene. A 24-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Early Saturday, a man was shot to death in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. Just before 1 a.m., the 35-year-old was driving west on 79th Street near Champlain when he heard gunshots and realized he’d been hit in the buttocks, police said. His car crashed nearby, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital where he died, police said. Authorities have not released his name.

About half an hour earlier, a 17-year-old girl was fatally shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood. Noame Zuber was in the back seat of a vehicle going north in the 4500 block of North Wood about 12:30 a.m. Saturday when a gunman on the sidewalk shot her in the head, authorities said. Noame, of the 5400 block of South Kenneth, was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 12:52 a.m.

The latest nonfatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The 24-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk at 6:22 p.m. in the 2400 block of East 102nd Street when a white vehicle drove by and someone inside it began shooting. The man was shot in the left leg and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized.

In the weekend’s first shooting, a stray bullet grazed the head of a school bus driver with students on board about 5:30 p.m. Friday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. He was in good condition; no children were hurt.

At least 33 more people were wounded in other city shootings since 6:45 p.m. Friday.

Copyright CHIST - SunTimes
Contact Us