Shootings in Chicago this weekend: 19 wounded, man shot and killed in violence across city, police department says

Shootings in Chicago this weekend: 19 wounded, man shot and killed in violence across city, police department says

CHICAGO (TOC) — A 6-year-old lady is amongst at the very least 20 individuals who have been shot, one fatally, since Friday night throughout Chicago.

SATURDAY

In nonfatal assaults, at the very least 5 individuals had been shot on metropolis’s South Aspect in a single day Saturday, Chicago police stated. The capturing occurred within the Washington Park neighborhood close to South Michigan Avenue and East 63rd Avenue at about 12:01 a.m., police stated. A 40-year-old lady and two males of their 30s had been shot a number of instances within the physique and transported to the College of Chicago Medical Middle in important situation, police stated. One other sufferer, a 31-year-old man, was shot within the thigh and brought to St. Bernard Hospital in good situation. One other man, 32, was shot within the mouth and was additionally transported to St. Bernard in good situation. There have been no different accidents reported and there’s no one in custody, police stated. Space One detectives are investigating.

Hours later, two individuals had been wounded, one critically, in a capturing on town’s North Aspect early Saturday morning, Chicago police stated. The capturing occurred within the Rogers Park neighborhood’s 2100 block of West Birchwood Avenue at about 5 a.m., police stated. A 24-year-old lady and a 30-year-old man had been sitting inside a automobile when an unknown male approached them and fired pictures. The lady suffered a number of gunshot wounds to her physique, police stated. The person, who was additionally shot, took her to St. Francis Hospital, the place she was listed in important situation. He was listed in good situation on the similar hospital. Nobody is in custody and Space Three detectives are investigating, police stated.

A 6-year-old lady was additionally shot Saturday on town’s South Aspect. The lady was close to the road round 6:30 p.m. within the 7200-block of S. Racine Avenue within the metropolis’s Englewood neighborhood when she was struck within the arm by gunfire, in accordance with Chicago police. The lady was transported to St. Bernard Hospital in good situation, officers stated. Nobody is in custody and space detectives are investigating.

FRIDAY

One individual was killed and 4 others wounded in a capturing Friday night in Homan Sq. on the West Aspect. At about 6 p.m., the group was standing outdoors a house within the 3300 block of West Flournoy Avenue when a automobile drove by and somebody inside opened fireplace, Chicago police stated. A 33-year-old man was struck a number of instances and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, the place he was later pronounced lifeless, police stated. He has not but been recognized. 4 different males, ranging in age from 31 to 56, had been shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in good situation, police stated. There was nobody in custody.

Final weekend there have been at the very least 44 individuals shot, together with eight fatally, in accordance with Chicago police

Solar-Instances Media Wire contributed to this report.

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