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3 Dead, at Least 38 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

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Three people have been killed and at least 38 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend.

The latest fatality occurred in the city’s South Austin neighborhood around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. A 34-year-old man was shot in the neck and chest by a person in a silver sedan, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.

Another person, a 33-year-old man, was shot and killed in the 1500 block of South Trumbell around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. He was found in the street with a gunshot wound to his face by police, and was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai.

Friday:

  • Three people were shot in the 7200 block of South Green at approximately 7:37 p.m. A 16-year-old boy got into a verbal altercation with another person, who produced a gun and shot him. As two other men came to help him, they were also shot. The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital in stable condition. A 23-year-old man was shot in the knee and is also in stable condition at Christ Hospital. A man of unknown age suffered a graze wound to his back.
  • A 42-year-old man was walking through an alley in the 6300 block of South Francisco at approximately 11:20 P.M. when a black Chevy Impala pulled up and one of the people inside fired shots at him. He was shot in the arm, and is in stable condition at Holy Cross.

Saturday:

  • A 28-year-old man was shot in the groin on the 5400 block of West Van Buren at approximately 12:07 a.m. He was walking through an alley when a maroon van approached and an occupant fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition.
  • A 25-year-old man was standing outside in the 2400 block of West 72nd Street when he was shot in the arm at approximately 12:22 a.m. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.
  • In the 1400 block of West Potomac at approximately 12:30 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm, leg, and stomach when a person fired shots at him. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
  • Two men were shot in the 3900 block of West Jackson at approximately 1:30 a.m. They were standing outside when they were shot. A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg and is in stable condition at Stroger. A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • An unidentified man was shot in the head, chest, and leg in the 5900 block of South Sangamon at approximately 3:15 a.m. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.
  • Two people were shot in the 7600 block of South Halsted at approximately 3:35 a.m. A 29-year-old man was shot in the elbow and treated on scene when a person approached and began firing shots at him. A 23-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his shoulder and was treated on scene.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot in the 3000 block of West 25th Street at 3:42 a.m. He was standing outside when a black Chevy Tahoe approached and shots were fired, striking him in both feet. He was taken to Stroger in stable condition.
  • A 47-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in the knee on the 2500 block of South Kedzie at approximately 3:46 a.m. He was standing outside when shots were fired from a passing vehicle.
  • A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and shot another 27-year-old man in the arms after a confrontation. Police were able to apprehend the suspect after firing shots at him after the incident occurred in the 8100 block of S. Maryland.
  • An unknown person walked up to a house in the 10100 block of South Princeton at approximately 1:45 p.m. and shot a 25-year-old man through the window. The man suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and leg and was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.
  • Two people were shot and one person was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle in the 1600 block of North Central at approximately 12:26 p.m. A gray Jeep drove by and an occupant fired shots, striking a 63-year-old man in the arm and a 20-year-old man in the right hand. After the vehicle fled the scene, it struck a 56-year-old man, and he was pronounced dead at Loyola.
  • During a robbery, a 31-year-old man refused to cooperate with offenders, and he was shot in the neck, arm, and leg. The incident occurred at 3:37 p.m. in the 9300 block of S. Ridgeland. He was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition.
  • An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg while standing on a sidewalk in the 0-100 block of East 120th Street at approximately 9:15 p.m. He is in stable condition at Roseland.
  • Three people were shot in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt at 10 p.m. A man fired shots at a group and fled the scene in a black sedan. A 29-year-old man was shot in the face. An 18-year-old was shot in the right leg, and a 35-year-old was shot in the left leg. All three were taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.

Sunday:

  • A 26-year-old man was shot in the groin while standing in the 1600 block of West 36th Street at approximately 12:38 a.m. A person in a black van fired shots at him. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • A 36-year-old was standing on a sidewalk in the 6600 block of South Maryland when a person in a black SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition.
  • In the 2600 block of West Wilcox at approximately 12:47 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the back. He was taken to Mt. Sinai in stable condition.
  • A 20-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of North Kilbourn at approximately 2:34 a.m. when he was shot in the left leg. He was taken to Illinois Masonic in stable condition.
  • A man was shot in the 5900 block of South Sangamon at approximately 2:40 a.m. He suffered gunshot wounds to his head, chest, and legs, and is in critical condition at Stroger.
  • A 23-year-old man was inside a fast food restaurant in the 3400 block of South King Drive at 3:05 a.m. when a person entered and shot him. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg.
  • A 24-year-old man was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition after being shot in the 3600 block of East 99th Street at approximately 4:02 a.m. He was standing on a sidewalk when a person in a dark colored SUV fired shots at him, hitting him in the right hip and right arm.
  • A 29-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to St. Frances in serious condition. The incident occurred in the 6800 block of North Sheridan at approximately 4:39 a.m.
  • In the 7900 block of South Coles at approximately 10:37 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the head. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition.
  • A 48-year-old man was shot in the upper back and is in serious condition. The incident occurred when a person driving a dark colored minivan fired shots at him in the 2300 block of South Leavitt around 3:28 p.m. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital.
  • An 18-year-old woman was shot in the stomach and was taken to the hospital at approximately 3:45 p.m. The shooting occurred in the 5900 block of South Union.
  • A 25-year-old man was shot in the 3500 block of West Jackson just before 6 p.m. He was shot in the left leg and is in serious condition at Mt. Sinai.
  • A 27-year-old man was shot in the 5500 block of West North Avenue at approximately 5:42 p.m. He is in good condition with a gunshot wound to his arm. 
  • Just after 11:30 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot when four men walked up to him in the 1100 block of North Central Park and opened fire, according to police. The teen took himself to Norwegian-American Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right shoulder. He was treated and released, authorities said. 

Monday:

  • A 36-year-old many was shot at about 2:45 a.m. in the 10100 block of South Wallace. The man was involved in a verbal altercation with another man who ultimately pulled out a handgun and opened fire, police said. The 36-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the right leg. Police said a possible offender was in custody Monday morning. 

Published at 10:22 PM CDT on Sep 24, 2017 | Updated 5 hours ago

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