Chicago shootings: 25 shot, 7 fatally, in weekend violence across city, CPD says

Chicago shootings: 25 shot, 7 fatally, in weekend violence across city, CPD says

CHICAGO — No less than seven individuals have been killed and 18 others have been wounded in shootings throughout Chicago to this point this weekend.

Sunday morning, a 44-year-old man was discovered fatally shot in Roseland on the South Aspect. The person was discovered about 7:30 a.m. within the 10400-block of South Corliss Avenue with a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced useless on the scene, Chicago police stated.

Hours earlier, two males died throughout a shootout in Lawndale on the West Aspect. They have been in a automobile going south within the 800-block of South Albany Avenue about 2:40 a.m. when a pink SUV approached and somebody inside opened hearth, resulting in a shootout between each vehicles, police stated. A 28-year-old man was shot within the head and a 25-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the higher again, police stated. Each have been taken to Stroger Hospital, the place they have been pronounced useless.

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Lower than 12 hours earlier, a person was fatally shot lower than a mile away. The person, 56, was on the sidewalk within the 600-block of South California Avenue about 5:15 p.m. Saturday when a automobile approached and somebody inside opened hearth, putting him within the head, police stated. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless, police stated.

A girl was killed and a person wounded throughout a battle on a porch Saturday night time in East Garfield Park on the West Aspect. The 2 have been sitting with others on a porch about 11:35 p.m. within the 3900-block of West Wilcox Road when the battle started and somebody opened hearth, police stated. The girl, believed to be in her mid 20s, was shot within the head and brought to Mount Sinai, the place she died, police stated. The person, 27, was grazed within the mouth and brought to the identical hospital, officers stated. He was listed in good situation.

About 20 minutes later, a person was discovered fatally shot in an alley in Grand Crossing on the Far South Aspect. The person, 31, was discovered with six gunshot wounds – one to the top and 5 to the again – about 11:55 p.m. within the 1300-block of East 76th Road, police stated. He was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Middle, the place he was pronounced useless, police stated. The person is the twelfth individual killed within the Larger Grand Crossing neighborhood space to this point this yr, based on Chicago Solar-Instances information. The realm recorded 15 murders in the identical interval final yr.

Friday night time, a 25-year-old man was fatally shot in Englewood. Corey Williams was concerned in a “narcotics-related transaction” within the 7000-block of South Eggleston Avenue about 7:10 p.m. when one other individual pulled out a handgun and shot him within the abdomen and thigh, police and the Prepare dinner County medical expert’s workplace stated. He was transported to the College of Chicago, the place he was pronounced useless.

Lower than an hour later, a 14-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet within the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Aspect. The boy was strolling down the road within the 6500-block of South Ingleside Avenue about 7:50 p.m. when an individual walked towards him and shot him within the stomach, police stated. The teenager was transported to Comer’s Youngsters’s Hospital in good situation, police stated.

A second teen was wounded in a capturing Saturday night time in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Aspect. About 7:50 p.m., the 17-year-old was within the 1300-block of North Homan Avenue when he was shot within the groin, police stated. He was taken to Norwegian Hospital the place he was listed in good situation, police stated.

A 17-year-old lady was shot Sunday night whereas sitting in a automobile in Englewood. The lady was a passenger within the automobile within the 7300-block of South Union Avenue when she was hit by gunfire, police stated. She was taken to College of Chicago in good situation.

Three individuals have been killed and not less than 36 others, together with an off obligation Chicago police officer, have been wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago final weekend.

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

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