Chicago shootings: 21 shot, 4 fatally in weekend violence, police say

Chicago shootings: 21 shot, 4 fatally in weekend violence, police say

CHICAGO — Chicago weekend shootings have left at the least 21 shot, 4 fatally, police stated.

A person was killed and a girl critically wounded in a taking pictures early Sunday morning in Grand Boulevard on the South Facet. Simply earlier than 4:00 a.m., officers discovered the person and girl on the bottom within the 4200 block of South State Avenue, Chicago police stated. The person, 23, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to the College of Chicago Medical Heart the place he was later pronounced lifeless, police stated. The girl, 32, was struck within the decrease again and brought to the identical hospital in important situation, police stated. The pair didn’t present any particulars on the incident. There was nobody in custody.

SATURDAY

A person was killed and 4 others had been injured Saturday in a drive-by taking pictures on the town’s South Facet, the Chicago Police Division stated. The victims had been standing in an alley within the 8600-block of South Damen Avenue within the Auburn Gresham neighborhood round 3:20 p.m. when an unknown car drove by and somebody inside started taking pictures on the group, police stated. A 23-year-old man sustained a number of gunshot wounds to the physique and was transported to Christ Hospital, the place he was later pronounced lifeless, police stated. The Cook dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace recognized him as Tishawn Holliday. The opposite 4 victims are anticipated to be okay, police stated. A 39-year-old man was shot within the left leg, a 24-year-old man was additionally shot within the left leg and foot and a 42-year-old man sustained a number of gunshot wounds to the physique. All three had been transported to Christ Hospital in various circumstances, based on police. A fifth particular person was transported to Little Firm of Mary Hospital, CPD stated.

A person was discovered shot to demise inside a automobile early Saturday in South Commons on the South Facet. The person, 34, was discovered within the driver’s aspect of a automobile within the 2800 block of South Indiana Avenue about 2:30 a.m. with gunshot wounds to the torso, Chicago police stated. He was taken to Stroger Hospital initially in important situation, however later died as a result of his accidents, police stated. Nobody was in custody. The person is the fifth particular person killed this yr within the Douglas group space, which covers South Commons, based on Chicago Solar-Instances knowledge. Final yr, the group recorded six murders in the identical interval.

A girl was shot and killed whereas using inside a automobile early Saturday in East Garfield Park on the West Facet. The girl, 37, was a passenger in a automobile within the first block of South Albany Avenue about 12:20 a.m. when somebody outdoors shot into the automobile, putting her within the head and physique, Chicago police stated. She was taken to Stroger Hospital initially in important situation, however died to her accidents, police stated. Nobody was in custody. The girl is the fifth particular person murdered in East Garfield Park thus far this yr – a 3rd of murders recorded within the space final yr in the identical interval, based on Solar-Instances knowledge.

In nonfatal shootings, three individuals had been shot whereas strolling alongside the lakefront early Saturday close to the Museum Campus on the Close to South Facet. The wounded had been strolling alongside the lakefront within the 1200 block of South Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. once they had been struck by gunfire, Chicago police stated. One man, 19, was shot within the face and brought to Stroger Hospital in important situation, police stated. One other man, 20, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, police stated. His situation was stabilized. A 3rd man, 18, was shot within the leg and was taken to Stroger in good situation, officers stated. Nobody was in custody.

A 17-year-old boy was harm in a drive-by taking pictures Saturday evening in Again of the Yards on the South Facet. The teenager was standing on the sidewalk about 10:10 p.m. within the 1100 block of West Garfield Boulevard when a black automobile drove by and somebody from inside fired pictures, Chicago police stated. He was shot within the ankle and was transported to Comer Kids’s Hospital in good situation, police stated. Space One detectives are investigating.

FRIDAY

A passenger inside a automobile was fatally shot in East Pilsen on the Decrease West Facet Friday evening. The person, 26, was a passenger in a automobile driving within the 400 block of West 18th Avenue about 11:05 p.m. when a black sedan pulled alongside them and somebody inside opened fireplace, Chicago police stated. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and died to his accidents, police stated. Nobody was in custody. The person is the second particular person killed on the Decrease West Facet, which covers East Pilsen, this yr, based on Chicago Solar-Instances knowledge. Final yr, the realm recorded no murders in the identical interval.

There have been 28 shot, 4 fatally, in Chicago final weekend.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

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

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