Chicago shootings: 18 shot, 1 fatally in weekend violence, police say

Chicago shootings: 18 shot, 1 fatally in weekend violence, police say

CHICAGO — Chicago weekend shootings have left not less than 18 shot, one fatally, police mentioned.

An individual was discovered shot to dying Saturday afternoon in Homan Sq. on the West Aspect. The male, whose age wasn’t recognized, was at the back of a house about 1:30 p.m. within the 3600-block of West Grenshaw Road when somebody fired photographs, Chicago police mentioned. He suffered a gunshot wound within the again and was pronounced lifeless on the scene, police mentioned. His title 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 mentioned.

A 14-year-old boy was amongst two individuals wounded in a capturing 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 have been struck by gunfire, police mentioned. The boy was struck within the stomach and leg, and the person within the higher chest, police mentioned. Each have been taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and have been listed in honest situation, officers mentioned. The person informed officers that two individuals have been arguing close by when one started capturing, police mentioned.

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

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