Chicago shootings this weekend: 44 shot, 4 fatall,y in violence across city, police department says

Chicago shootings this weekend: 44 shot, 4 fatall,y in violence across city, police department says

CHICAGO — A minimum of 44 individuals had been shot, 4 fatally in weekend shootings throughout the town, Chicago police stated.

A 16-year-old boy and a person had been stopped at a purple mild within the 4700-block of South Kedzie Avenue in Brighton Park about 2 a.m. Sunday when somebody opened fireplace, police stated. Their automobile crashed right into a tree within the 4600-block of South Kedzie Avenue. The 16-year-old boy was shot within the head and brought to Mount Sinai Hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless, police stated. The person, 19, suffered a graze wound to the pinnacle and was transported in good situation to Saint Anthony Hospital.

Early Saturday, a 31-year-old man was standing close to a sidewalk within the 1800-block of North Milwaukee Avenue when somebody in a automobile approached and opened fireplace round 1:40 a.m., Chicago police stated. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Heart, the place he was pronounced lifeless.

Half an hour earlier, one other man, 31, was fatally shot whereas stopped at a purple mild in Gresham on the Far South Facet. The person was a passenger within the automobile within the 2000-block of West 87th Road when two individuals in a black sedan drove by and fired not less than 40 photographs about 1:10 a.m., police stated. He was taken to Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden, the place he was pronounced lifeless. A girl, 25, suffered a number of gunshot wounds and was taken to the identical hospital in essential situation, police stated. One other man, 22, was shot a number of occasions and was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart, the place he was listed in essential situation, police stated.

Sunday morning, an individual was discovered shot to demise in Chicago Garden on the Southwest Facet. He was discovered with a number of gunshot wounds about 5:55 a.m. within the 6900-block of South Talman Avenue, police stated. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene, based on police.

On Friday night time, a 13-year-old boy was shot after he and not less than three different individuals tried to interrupt right into a parked automobile in Hyde Park on the South Facet, police stated. The proprietor of the automobile, a 34-year-old girl, confronted them within the 1100 block of East 52nd Road round 8 p.m. and shot the boy within the neck, police stated. He was transported to Comer Kids’s Hospital in honest situation.

A 16-year-old boy was shot Sunday night time in East Garfield Park on the West Facet. About 8:35 p.m., the teenager was standing on the sidewalk within the 3900-block of West Van Buren Road when somebody in a black SUV opened fireplace, police stated. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a number of gunshot wounds and was listed in honest situation.

5 individuals had been killed and not less than 60 others had been wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago final weekend.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

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

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