At Least 2 Killed, 55 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago – CBS Chicago

At Least 2 Killed, 55 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago – CBS Chicago
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CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 57 people had been shot this weekend in Chicago as of Sunday night, and two of them had been killed.

At least five of the surviving victims were 17 or younger.

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On Sunday night, a mass shooting on 71st Street near Clyde Avenue in South Shore left six people wounded. Police said at 8:44 p.m., four men, a woman, and a 15-year-old boy were all standing outside when a black sport-utility vehicle passed by and someone inside shot them all.

A woman was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. The Fire Department called the woman’s condition “grave.” Two men, both 21, were shot in unspecified parts of their bodies and their conditions were stabilized, police said. The 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were also stabilized with gunshots to unspecified parts of their bodies, and a man of an unspecified age was stabilized with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.

Two other separate incidents each ended with four people struck by gunfire. One victim in the second incident died.

At 5:30 a.m. Saturday, four men were in the 6100 block of North McCormick Road, near Lincoln Avenue in the Pulaski Park neighborhood when they got in an argument with an unknown man who then shot them, police said.

A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest and leg. He was taken to AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead there.

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Two men between 20 and 25 were both shot in the leg and taken to Swedish Hospital where they were stabilized. A 25-year-old man was shot in the stomach and drove himself to Evanston Hospital where he was stabilized.

In an unrelated incident several hours earlier, at 11:48 p.m. Friday, two men and two women were outside in the 7000 block of South Indiana Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood when an assailant pulled up on a red moped and shot them all.

The women were both 28. One was shot three times throughout the body and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, while the other shot twice in the thigh and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where her condition was stabilized.

The men were both 31. One was shot in the head and was in critical condition at the U of C Medical Center, while the other was shot once in the left thigh and was stabilized at the same hospital.

The first fatal shooting of the weekend happened at 4:36 a.m. Saturday in the 2600 block of West Thomas Street in West Town. A 25-year-old man was found on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead.

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In other incidents since 5 p.m. Friday:

    • At 8:05 p.m. Friday, a 20-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 1500 block of North Mayfield Avenue in North Austin. He standing in front of a home when a man came up and shot him. The victim was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in serious condition, while the assailant fled in a silver-colored sedan.
    • At 9:06 p.m. Friday, a 56-year-old woman was walking outside in the 200 block of South Cicero Avenue in South Austin when she heard shots and felt pain. She was shot once in the leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where her condition was stabilized. She could not provide further details about the shooter.
    • At 9:10 p.m. Friday, a 29-year-old man was walking outside in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue in the Altgeld Gardens development when he heard several shots and felt pain. He was shot once in the foot and was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition.
    • At 10:30 p.m. Saturday, a 26-year-old man was shot once each in the torso and arm while walking in an alley behind the 5600 block of West Gladys Avenue in South Austin. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, and he was uncooperative with regard to details about the assailant.
    • At 11:25 p.m. Friday, a 28-year-old woman was a passenger in a car headed north in the 2800 block of South Wallace Street in Bridgeport, when she heard several shots and felt pain. She told police there were three men standing on the sidewalk who shot at her vehicle and fled the scene. She was shot once in the elbow and was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in good condition.
    • At 11:27 p.m. Friday, a 27-year-old man was shot once in the left ankle in the 6700 block of South Indiana Avenue in Park Manor. The man said he was outside when he was shot, but was uncooperative with further details.
    • At 12:58 a.m. Saturday, a 39-year-old man was outside in the 200 block of South Wabash Avenue downtown, when three men got out of a black sport-utility vehicle and one took out a handgun and demanded his personal belongings. The victim refused, and the gunman shot him once in the right ankle. The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition, while the assailants took off. Police believe the assailants in this incident are also behind several armed robberies downtown and in Streeterville early Saturday, and a carjacking in River North early Thursday.
    • At 1:20 a.m. Saturday, a 20-year-old man was traveling in a vehicle in the 1200 block of North Ashland Avenue in Wicker Park when he was shot by someone in a black sport-utility vehicle. He was taken to AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
    • At 2:59 a.m. Saturday, a 54-year-old man was standing outside in the 600 block of West 61st Place in Englewood when someone in a sport-utility vehicle began shooting. The victim was shot once in the torso and was taken to the U of C Medical Center in serious condition.
    • At 2:25 a.m. Saturday, two men – ages 25 and 28 – were in a vehicle in the 2200 block of South Christiana Avenue in Little Village when someone in a passing vehicle shot at them. The older man was shot once in the lower back and the younger man was shot in the arm, hip, and abdomen, and both were was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital. The men were uncooperative about further details.
    • At 3:51 a.m. Saturday, two men – ages 19 and 20 – were outside in the 6300 block of South Hoyne Avenue in West Englewood when they saw a red beam of light pointing their way and heard several shots fired. The younger man was shot once in the upper back and the older man was shot once in the right thigh. Both were listed in good condition at Holy Cross Hospital.
    • At 4:07 a.m. Saturday, a 25-year-old man was in the passenger seat of a car headed east in the 300 block of West 87th Street in Chatham when the rear window shattered. The man was shot once in the back of the head and was taken to the U of C Medical Center in critical condition.
    • At 4:24 a.m. Saturday, two men – ages 20 and 27 – were traveling in separate vehicles in the 200 block of South Central Park Avenue in East Garfield Park when a black Infiniti sedan pulled alongside the vehicles and someone inside shot each victim. The younger man was shot once in the chest and wrist and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, while the older man was shot once in the left shoulder and was treated and released from Humboldt Park Health.
    • At 4:24 a.m. Saturday, two men – ages 20 and 27 – were traveling in separate vehicles in the 200 block of South Central Park Avenue in East Garfield Park when a black Infiniti sedan pulled alongside the vehicles and someone inside shot each victim. The younger man was shot once in the chest and wrist and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, while the older man was shot once in the left shoulder and was treated and released from Humboldt Park Health.
    • At 9:02 a.m. Saturday, two men – ages 21 and 26 – were sitting in a vehicle at a red light in the 2300 block of West Ogden Avenue in the Tri-Taylor community when another vehicle pulled up. Two men got out of that vehicle and shot the victims. One man was taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head, while the other was taken to the same hospital and stabilized with a gunshot wound to the right leg.
    • At 5:58 p.m. Saturday, a 21-year-old man was on the front porch of a home in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue in Lawndale when he was shot in the left leg. He was taken to Mount Sinai, where his condition was stabilized.
    • At 6:17 p.m. Saturday, a 17-year-old boy was in the street in the 8900 block of South Morgan Street in the Brainerd neighborhood when he suffered a graze wound to the head. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition.
    • At 10:34 p.m. Saturday, a 28-year-old man was sitting in his living room in the 1500 block of West 61st Street in West Englewood when several shots were fired through his front window. He was struck in the head and neck and was taken to the U of C Medical Center in critical condition.
    • At 10:55 p.m. Saturday, a 14-year-old boy was walking outside in the 5600 block of West Madison Street in South Austin when he heard several shots and felt pain. He hid behind a vehicle and noticed he was shot in the hand. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in good condition.
    • At 12:15 a.m. Sunday, a 36-year-old man was driving in the 5900 block of West Wabansia Avenue in North Austin when a dark-colored vehicle bumped him from behind at a stop sign. Police initially said the man got out to see about damage to his car and two men got out of the other car. Police first said one of them shot him in the arm, and one of the suspects drove off in the victim’s 2011 Chevrolet Impala while the other drove off in the car in which they arrived – but police later said this incident was not a carjacking. The victim was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in fair condition.
    • At 12:25 a.m. Sunday, a 62-year-old woman was outside in the 6200 block of South Laflin Street in West Englewood when she heard several shots and felt pain. She was shot once in the elbow and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital on good condition. She could not provide further details.
    • At 12:27 a.m. Sunday, a 34-year-old man said he was in the backyard of a home in the 4800 block of South Throop Street in Back of the Yards when he got into a fight with another man who took out a gun and shot him in the hand. The man was taken to the U of C Medical Center in good condition.
    • At 1:23 a.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old man was standing outside in the 200 block of East 107th Street in Roseland when he heard shots and felt pain. He was shot in the back and was driven by an acquaintance to Roseland Community Hospital, and then transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was in serious condition. Further details are unknown and witnesses were uncooperative.
    • At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, officers went to Mount Sinai Hospital in Lawndale and found a 30-year-old man with a graze wound to the shoulder. The man did not remember where he was shot or how he was shot. He was treated and released from the hospital.
    • At 1:55 a.m. Sunday, a 21-year-old woman said she was on a party bus in the 600 block of North Troy Street in Humboldt Park when she was shot in the leg. It was not known whether the shots were fired on the bus or outside of it, as the victim was not cooperative and the bus has not been found. The victim was taken to Humboldt Park Health in good condition.
    • At 2:06 a.m. Sunday, a 36-year-old man was found outside in the 800 block of North Central Park Avenue in Humboldt Park with a gunshot wound to the leg. He refused to speak to officers and would not cooperate with the investigation. He was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in good condition.
    • At 2:06 a.m. Sunday, a 36-year-old man was found outside in the 800 block of North Central Park Avenue in Humboldt Park with a gunshot wound to the leg. He refused to speak to officers and would not cooperate with the investigation. He was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in good condition.
    • At 3:21 a.m. Sunday, police were called to a home in the 8800 block of South Houston Avenue in South Chicago and found a 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest. The man would not provide details about what happened. He was taken to the U of C Medical Center in fair condition.
    • At 3:40 a.m. Sunday, a 33-year-old man was standing outside in the 6400 block of South Marshfield Avenue in West Englewood, quarreling with another man he knew. The other man shot the victim in the groin, leg, shoulder, and head. He was taken to the U of C Medical Center in fair condition.
    • At 3:40 a.m. Sunday, a 33-year-old man was standing outside in the 6400 block of South Marshfield Avenue in West Englewood, quarreling with another man he knew. The other man shot the victim in the groin, leg, shoulder, and head. He was taken to the U of C Medical Center in fair condition.
    • At 1:14 p.m. Sunday, a 29-year-old man was on the sidewalk in the 2900 block of East 79th Street, on the cusp of South Shore and South Chicago, when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside took out a gun and shot him. The victim was taken to the U of C Medical Center with gunshot wound to the abdomen and back. A second victim, a 25-year-old woman, self-transported to the U of C in good condition with a graze wound to the right shoulder.
    • At 1:15 p.m. Sunday, a 22-year-old man was in a vehicle headed east in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in Greater Grand Crossing when he was shot in the left hand. He was taken to the U of C Medical Center in good condition.
    • At 1:19 p.m. Sunday, a man of an unknown age was on the sidewalk in the 7300 block of South Dorchester Avenue in South Shore when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside took out a gun and shot him. The man was shot in the right foot and was taken to Jackson Park Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
    • At 5:04 p.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old man was on the street in the 100 block of North Oakley Boulevard on the Near West Side when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and two suspects got out. They took out guns and fired shots at the man. He was struck in his left leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in good condition.
    • At 5:22 p.m. Sunday, two boys, both 17, were in an alley behind the 3200 block of West 15th Street in Lawndale when an unknown vehicle pulled up and two assailants got out. The assailants each took out guns and shot the teens, police said. One of the victims was shot in the abdomen and right leg, the other in the left shoulder and neck. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
    • At 6:37 p.m. Sunday, a 23-year-old man was in an alley behind the 2800 block of West Fletcher Street in Avondale when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition.
    • At 7:26 p.m. Sunday, a 27-year-old man was parked on the street in the 3700 block of West Lexington Street in Homan Square when he was shot in the head by an assailant. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
    • At 7:41 p.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old man was on the street in the 5700 block of West Ohio Street in South Austin when another man came up, took out a gun, and shot him. The victim was shot in the left arm and chest and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in critical condition.
    • At 8:19 p.m. Sunday, a 28-year-old man was outside in the 7700 block of South Kingston Avenue in South Shore when he heard shots and felt pain. He was shot in the elbow, leg, and heel and was stabilized before being taken to the U of C Medical Center. He was uncooperative with further details.
    • Also at 8:19 p.m. Sunday, a 27-year-old man was standing outside in the 5100 block of South Whipple Street in Gage Park when he heard several shots and felt pain. He was shot once in the right leg and his condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was uncooperative with details about a shooter.

    Also this weekend, a 30-year-old woman was found unresponsive by her boyfriend with blunt force trauma to the head in the 700 block of East 79th Street in Chatham, She was pronounced dead at the scene. Further details have not been released.

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