Chicago shootings: 16 shot, 1 fatally in weekend violence, police say

Chicago shootings: 16 shot, 1 fatally in weekend violence, police say

CHICAGO — Chicago weekend shootings have left no less than 16 shot, one fatally, police stated.

An individual was discovered shot to demise Saturday afternoon in Homan Sq. on the West Aspect. The male, whose age wasn’t identified, was behind a house about 1:30 p.m. within the 3600-block of West Grenshaw Avenue when somebody fired photographs, Chicago police stated. He suffered a gunshot wound within the again and was pronounced useless on the scene, police stated. His identify hasn’t been launched.

Hours later, a 6-year-old grazed by a bullet Saturday afternoon in Calumet Heights was reported to be in good situation after being taken to a hospital for remedy, in line with police. The lady was within the yard of a house about 4 p.m. within the 9100-block of South Paxton Avenue when the bullet grazed her thigh, police stated.

A 14-year-old boy was amongst two individuals wounded in a taking pictures early Saturday in Previous City on the Close to North Aspect. The teenager was with a 23-year-old man within the 1300-block of North Hudson Avenue about 2:30 a.m. after they had been struck by gunfire, police stated. The boy was struck within the stomach and leg, and the person within the higher chest, police stated. Each had been taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and had been listed in truthful situation, officers stated. The person informed officers that two individuals had been arguing close by when one started taking pictures, police stated.

Two males, 38 and 18, had been standing within the 2600-block of West twelfth Place about 7:55 p.m. Friday when each had been shot within the legs, police stated. They went to Mount Sinai Hospital and had been listed in good situation, officers stated.

About 20 minutes later, one other man, 24, was within the passenger seat of a automotive within the 2300-block of South Troy Avenue when he was shot within the again, police stated. He was taken to Mount Sinai and was listed in truthful situation.

There have been 47 shot, 9 fatally, over Memorial Day weekend.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2022.)

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