1 Dead, at Least 5 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

One person is dead and at least five more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. 

The weekend’s first fatality occurred on Saturday afternoon at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the city’s Englewood neighborhood. A 20-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were sitting in a car when a person in a dark-colored Audi opened fire, striking both victims. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police, and the man was taken to St. Bernard Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his leg. 

No one is in custody, and Area South detectives are investigating, the department said. 

The weekend’s first shooting occurred at approximately 4 p.m. Friday afternoon in the 7800 block of South Ashland. After a physical altercation between two people at a gas station, another person opened fire. A 28-year-old man was struck in the ankle, and a 13-year-old boy was shot in the neck.

According to Chicago police, neither person injured was the intended target of the gunfire.

The 13-year-old boy was taken to Comers Children’s Hospital in serious condition, and the 28-year-old man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, according to police.

Two more people were injured in a shooting in the 800 block of West Windsor at approximately 11:10 p.m. Friday night. The men were walking on a sidewalk when a person in a white vehicle opened fire. A 20-year-old man is in stable condition at Illinois Masonic with a gunshot wound to his left leg, and a 20-year-old man was shot in the right leg and is also in stable condition at Illinois Masonic.

No one is in custody in either shooting, according to Chicago police. 

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