Chicago shootings: 18 shot, 4 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

Chicago shootings: 18 shot, 4 fatally, in weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO — At the very least 18 individuals have been shot, 4 fatally, in weekend violence throughout Chicago, police stated.

A taking pictures Saturday in West Pullman left two males useless and one other wounded.

About 2:45 p.m., the shooter obtained out of a automotive and fired at two of the boys as they stood within the 11600-block of South Lowe Avenue, Chicago police stated.

Brandon Slater, 26, was struck a number of instances and pronounced useless on the scene, police stated. One other man, 27, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden in good situation, police stated.

Larry Purnell, 64, was standing close to a entrance garden when he was struck within the chest. He was taken to the identical hospital the place he was later pronounced useless, based on the health worker’s workplace.

Purnell was not an meant goal, based on police sources.

On Friday evening, Michael Conrad, 37, was sitting in his automobile about 7:45 p.m. within the 4400-block of North Hamlin Avenue when one other automobile drove up and somebody from inside fired pictures, police and the Cook dinner County health worker’s workplace stated.

After the taking pictures, the person fled and struck a number of vehicles, inflicting his automobile to show over, police stated.

Two youngsters had been harm in a taking pictures Saturday evening in Hermosa on the Northwest Facet.

The teenagers had been strolling on a sidewalk about 8:30 p.m. within the 4600-block of West Dickens Avenue when somebody opened hearth, police stated.

An 18-year-old lady suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital in honest situation, police stated.

A 17-year-old boy was struck within the arm and went to AMITA St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Heart the place he was additionally listed in honest situation, police stated.

Final weekend, 32 individuals had been shot, seven fatally, in gun violence incidents throughout the town.

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

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