Chicago shootings: 55 shot, 7 killed in 4th of July weekend violence since Friday evening, CPD says

Chicago shootings: 55 shot, 7 killed in 4th of July weekend violence since Friday evening, CPD says

CHICAGO — No less than 55 folks have been shot, seven fatally, in 4th of July vacation weekend shootings throughout town, Chicago police stated.

Final 12 months, 19 folks had been killed and greater than 100 folks had been shot over the lengthy Fourth of July weekend.

Looking for to forestall an analogous surge in violence this 12 months, Chicago police Supt. David Brown had stated forward of the lengthy weekend that folks ought to anticipate to see a heavier police presence of their neighborhoods.

Boy, 10, wounded inside bed room after pictures fired exterior Englewood house

Road Pastor Donovan Worth stated sadly his workforce expects the violence is just not over but.

“I hate to say we look forward to it or we anticipate it,” Worth stated. “Fourth of July weekend has confirmed itself to be what it will be. The numbers aren’t what final 12 months had been. Nonetheless, that’s not an indication that is it is getting higher. That is simply the ebb and circulation of violence.”

In deadly assaults this weekend, a girl was killed and a gunman was amongst two others wounded in a shootout Friday night time in Chinatown, the police stated.

A person and one other gunman had been capturing at one another about 10:50 p.m. within the 2200-block of South Wentworth Avenue, police stated. A 24-year-old girl was struck within the torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital, the place she died resulting from her accidents.

A second girl, 42, was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart with a gunshot wound to her hand, police stated. She was listed in good situation. One of many gunmen, a 38-year-old man, was shot within the buttocks and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the place he was in vital situation.

5 wounded in Parkway Gardens

Three folks had been shot, one fatally, in a yard early Sunday morning in Grand Crossing on the South Facet.

The assault occurred throughout a violent eight-hour span in Chicago throughout which no less than 16 folks had been shot, two fatally, late Saturday into early Sunday.

The victims had been with a number of folks within the yard of a home about 5:30 a.m. within the 7000-block of South Harper Avenue when somebody approached and fired into the group, police stated.

A person, 24, was shot a number of instances within the physique and pronounced lifeless on the scene, officers stated. Two ladies, 24 and 30, each suffered a number of gunshots to the physique and initially went to Jackson Park Hospital earlier than going to the College of Chicago Medical Heart, police stated. The youthful girl’s situation was stabilized and the older girl was in good situation.

A person was fatally shot Friday in Englewood on the South Facet.

The 31-year-old was exterior about 5:45 p.m. within the 6500-block of South Wolcott Avenue when somebody approached him and opened fireplace, police stated. He was struck within the arm and head and was transported to the College of Chicago Medical Heart the place he was pronounced lifeless.

Lower than an hour earlier, a person was fatally shot in West Garfield Park.

About 5 p.m., Keishone Roberts, 29, was within the 4300-block of West Van Buren Road when somebody approached him and opened fireplace, police and the Cook dinner County health worker’s workplace stated. He was shot a number of instances and brought to Stroger Hospital, the place he was later pronounced lifeless.

Simply after midnight Saturday, a person was shot to dying in South Chicago on the Far South Facet.

About 12:20 a.m., the person, 30, was within the 9000-block of South Escanaba Avenue when he was shot within the head, police stated. He was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart, the place he died.

A person was fatally shot whereas driving inside a automobile early Sunday in Brighton Park on the Southwest Facet.

About 3 a.m., the person, 35, was within the passenger seat as a feminine driver was touring within the 3800-block of South Kedzie Avenue when he was struck within the neck by gunfire, police stated.

The motive force then drove about two and a half miles to the 5600-block of South Spaulding Avenue, the place she referred to as police, officers stated.

The person was pronounced lifeless on the scene, police stated. His title hasn’t been launched but.

A person was killed in a capturing Saturday in South Shore.

About 4 p.m., he was driving a motorbike within the 2100-block of East 71st Road when somebody fired pictures at him from a dark-colored sedan, police stated.

The 26-year-old was struck within the head and arm, and brought to the College of Chicago Medical Heart, the place he was pronounced lifeless, in response to the Cook dinner County health worker’s workplace.

A person was fatally shot sitting exterior a residential constructing Sunday morning in West Humboldt Park on the West Facet.

The person, 38, was sitting exterior the constructing about 10 a.m. within the 700-block of North Springfield Avenue when he was shot within the chest and head, police stated.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless, officers stated.

Hours later, a person was shot strolling in Chicago Garden on the South Facet.

The person, believed to be between 25 to 35 years outdated, was strolling about 12:50 p.m. Sunday within the 6500-block of South Kedzie Avenue when a darkish coloured automobile approached and somebody inside bought out and opened fireplace, police stated.

He was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden with a number of gunshot wounds to the pinnacle, police stated. He was later pronounced lifeless, officers stated.

9 folks had been wounded in separate weekend mass shootings on the West and South Sides.

Within the first mass capturing, 4 folks had been wounded Friday night in West Garfield Park.

Simply after 9 p.m., a male strolling down the 3800-block of West Monroe Road opened fireplace, placing a number of folks, in response to the police.

A person, about 25 years outdated, was struck within the again and brought to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical situation, police stated.

A lady in her 20s was hit within the leg and brought to the identical hospital in good situation, police stated.

One other girl, 36, and a person, 41, each suffered gunshot wounds to the again, police stated. The pair had been transported to Stroger Hospital in good situation, police stated.

Days later, a 17-year-old boy was amongst 5 folks wounded in a mass capturing early Monday in Parkway Gardens, in response to Chicago fireplace and police officers.

Officers responded to a name of a number of folks shot about 12:20 a.m. within the 6500-block of South Martin Luther King Drive, a spokesperson with the fireplace division stated.

The boy was taken to St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm, Chicago police stated.A person, 30, was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart with gunshot wounds to the physique.Two males, each 19, had been shot within the leg and brought to the College of Chicago.One other man, about 25, was shot within the knee and brought to the identical hospital.All 5 victims had been listed in truthful situation, police stated.

Police say preliminary data signifies that the suspect might have been touring in a black SUV.

A 90-year-old man was hospitalized in vital situation after he was shot Saturday morning in North Lawndale.

The person was discovered about 10 a.m. within the 1500-block of South Harding Avenue with a gunshot wound to the stomach, police stated.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in vital situation, in response to police.

Detectives had been chatting with an individual of curiosity.

A ten-year-old was wounded whereas sitting inside his bed room Sunday night time when bullets had been shot by the aspect of his house in Englewood. The boy was in his bed room about 10:40 p.m. within the 600-block of West Englewood Avenue when he felt ache, police stated.

Investigators decided a number of rounds entered by the siding of the home placing the boy,

The boy was shot within the buttocks and in an ankle and brought to the College of Chicago Comers Kids’s Hospital in good situation, in response to police.

A 17-year-old lady was amongst two folks shot and wounded early Sunday in Bronzeville on the South Facet.

The teenager and a girl had been standing exterior about 12:45 a.m. within the 3700-block of South Langley Avenue when somebody began capturing, placing them each, police stated.

The lady was struck as soon as in an arm, and the 42-year-old girl was shot in a foot, officers stated. They went to the College of Chicago Medical Heart and had been each in truthful situation.

A witness advised officers the shooter may need been touring in a automotive.

Hours later, a person was shot throughout an argument after a site visitors accident n Rosemoor on the Far South Facet.

The accident occurred about 3:20 a.m. within the 10300-block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when the motive force of 1 automobile struck the person’s automobile, police stated.

The person, 45, left his automotive to trade data with the motive force of the placing automobile when an argument between the 2 started, police stated. The motive force from the placing automobile then opened fireplace, placing the person within the neck, officers stated.

He was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden, the place he was listed in truthful situation, police stated.

A few hours later, a person was shot after confronting an individual attempting to interrupt into his automotive Sunday morning in Burnside on the South Facet.

About 5:30 a.m., the person confronted somebody attempting to interrupt into his automotive within the 9300-block of South Rhodes Avenue when he was shot a number of instances within the physique, police stated.

The 38-year-old was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart, the place he was listed in critical situation, police stated.

A person was shot throughout an tried theft early Monday in Streeterville on the Close to North Facet.

The person, 39, was shot about 1:50 a.m. within the 400-block of East Erie Road, police stated.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, police stated. He was listed in good situation.

Preliminary data signifies that the suspect was attempting to rob the person.

Hours earlier, a 17-year-old boy was strolling house about 9:50 p.m. Sunday within the 4200-block of West Grenshaw Road when somebody approached and demanded his belongings at gunpoint, police stated.

The boy refused and the suspect fired three rounds earlier than fleeing on a black mountain bike, officers stated.

The boy suffered a graze wound to the finger and was handled and launched on the scene, police stated.

Monday morning, a capturing in Parkway Gardens left 5 males wounded. Final weekend, 24 folks had been shot, 5 fatally.

ABC7 contributed to this report

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

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