Chicago shootings: 23 shot, 5 fatally, in Memorial Day weekend violence, CPD says

Chicago shootings: 23 shot, 5 fatally, in Memorial Day weekend violence, CPD says

CHICAGO — A minimum of 23 have been shot, 5 fatally, Memorial Day weekend throughout Chicago since Friday night, in accordance with police.

A 16-year-old lady was amongst 5 individuals severely wounded in a capturing after a struggle broke out Sunday morning in Lawndale on the West Facet. The group of 5, ranging in age from 16 to 33, have been on the sidewalk within the 800 block of South Karlov Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when a struggle broke out and pictures have been fired, Chicago police stated. The teenager was shot within the again, a person and lady, each 21, have been shot within the left arm and a 33-year-old man was shot within the face, officers stated. They have been all taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in severe situation, police stated. A second 21-year-old man was shot within the left facet of the physique and brought to Stroger Hospital, additionally in severe situation. Nobody was in custody.

A person was killed in a capturing Sunday morning in West Garfield Park. The person, 33, was driving about 6:40 a.m. within the 4200 block of West Madison Road when somebody opened hearth, Chicago police stated. He was struck on the left facet of his physique however continued driving and moments later crashed his sedan right into a highway median, police stated. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless, police stated. He has not but been recognized. There was nobody in custody.

A person was shot to loss of life early Sunday morning in Englewood on the South Facet. The person, whose age was unknown, was on a sidewalk within the 5700 block of South Carpenter Road when somebody opened hearth, hanging him within the head and physique, Chicago police stated. Officers pronounced him lifeless on the scene. Nobody was in custody.

Two individuals have been wounded in a capturing Saturday evening in Little Village on the West Facet. A girl and man, 27 and 25, have been in a automotive within the 2900 block of West thirty first Road about 11:45 p.m. when somebody opened hearth, Chicago police stated. The person was shot in the correct arm and left leg, police stated. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, the place he was reportedly in honest situation, officers stated. The lady was grazed in her finger and refused medical remedy, police stated. Nobody was in custody.

SATURDAY

Two males are lifeless after they opened hearth at one another Saturday night in Englewood on the South Facet, in accordance with Chicago police. The shootout occurred about 5 p.m. within the 5500 block of South Bishop Road when every man pulled a gun on the opposite and opened hearth, police stated. Each have been struck by bullets and brought to College of Chicago Medical Heart, the place they have been pronounced lifeless. The Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace recognized one of many males as Derrick Washington, 29. The opposite man, 38, hasn’t been recognized but. Space detectives are investigating.

One particular person was killed in a capturing Saturday afternoon in Chicago Garden on the South West Facet. About 1:30 p.m., a male, whose age was unknown, was shot within the head within the 2400 block of West 63rd Road, Chicago police stated. He was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden the place he was later pronounced lifeless, police stated. He has not but been recognized. There was nobody in custody.

Final weekend, one particular person was killed and 26 others wounded in shootings throughout town.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

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

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