Shootings in Chicago this weekend: 16 shot, 4 fatally in violence across city, police department says

Shootings in Chicago this weekend: 16 shot, 4 fatally in violence across city, police department says

CHICAGO — At the very least 16 individuals have been shot since Friday night throughout Chicago, together with two males fatally shot of their automobiles about three miles aside on the South Aspect.

A 38-year-old man was driving westbound about 10:40 p.m. Friday within the 500 block of West ninety fifth Avenue in Washington Heights when a person opened gunfire from a sidewalk, Chicago police stated. The motive force was shot a number of instances and transported to Christ Hospital, the place he died. No arrests have been reported.

A couple of half-hour later, round 11:10 p.m. Friday, a 62-year-old man was fatally shot in Englewood. He was in a car at a cease signal within the 800 block of West 71st Avenue when he was shot within the head, police stated. He was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Middle, the place he was pronounced lifeless. Nobody was in custody.

Early Saturday, a person was discovered shot to demise in North Lawndale. The person, 19, was situated with a gunshot wound to the chest about 5:17 a.m. exterior within the 3900 block of West Fillmore Avenue, the place he was pronounced lifeless, police stated. No arrests have been reported.

Lower than an hour later, a person was killed and one other was wounded in a capturing Saturday morning in Burnside on the South Aspect. A 28-year-old man was strolling with one other man about 6:05 a.m. within the 9400 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue when an individual approached them and fired gunshots, Chicago police stated. The 28-year-old was shot within the left arm and transported to the College of Chicago Medical Middle, the place he died, police stated. The opposite man, whose age is unknown, was grazed on the left aspect of his head and refused medical care on scene, police stated. No arrests have been reported. Space Two detectives are investigating.

In non-fatal assaults, a teenage lady and two different individuals have been injured in a capturing about 9 p.m. in East Garfield Park. The 17-year-old, a 20-year-old lady and a person, 21, have been within the 3300 block of West Harrison Avenue when somebody inside a black automotive fired photographs, police stated. The teenager was shot within the leg and brought to Mount Sinai Hospital in important situation. The lady was struck within the face and the person suffered a gunshot wound to the physique. Each have been transported to the identical hospital in honest situation. No arrests have been made.

About 5:05 a.m. Saturday, a girl was shot inside a car on the Close to North Aspect. The lady, 19, was within the 100 block of West Ohio Avenue when she heard gunshots and felt ache, police stated. She was shot within the again and transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in steady situation. Nobody was arrested.

At the very least 4 different individuals have been injured, two critically, by gunfire since 5 p.m. Friday in Chicago, in keeping with police.

Final weekend, a minimum of 58 individuals have been shot in Chicago, eight of them fatally.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2021.)

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