Chicago shootings this weekend: 48 shot, 5 fatally, in violence across city, police department says

Chicago shootings this weekend: 48 shot, 5 fatally, in violence across city, police department says

CHICAGO — No less than 48 folks had been shot, 5 fatally in weekend shootings throughout 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 useless, 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 Middle, the place he was pronounced useless.

Half an hour earlier, one other man, 31, was fatally shot whereas stopped at a purple mild in Gresham on the Far South Aspect. The person was a passenger within the automobile within the 2000-block of West 87th Road when two folks in a black sedan drove by and fired at the very least 40 pictures about 1:10 a.m., police stated. He was taken to Christ Medical Middle in Oak Garden, the place he was pronounced useless. 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 instances and was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Middle, the place he was listed in essential situation, police stated.

A person was fatally shot Saturday morning on the Bishop Ford Freeway close to a hundred and thirtieth Road, in line with Illinois State Police. State troopers responded to the taking pictures about 11:40 a.m. and located an individual with gunshot wounds, state police stated. The person was taken to a hospital and pronounced useless, officers stated. Police say shell casings had been recovered from the highway. Nobody was in custody. The northbound lanes of Interstate 94 had been shut down for a number of hours as police investigated.

Sunday morning, an individual was discovered shot to loss of life in Chicago Garden on the Southwest Aspect. 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 useless on the scene, in line with police.

On Friday evening, a 13-year-old boy was shot after he and at the very least three different folks tried to interrupt right into a parked automobile in Hyde Park on the South Aspect, 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 truthful situation.

A 16-year-old boy was shot Sunday evening in East Garfield Park on the West Aspect. 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 truthful situation.

5 folks had been killed and at the very least 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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