4 dead and 7 injured in Chicago shootings


CHICAGO (ETN) – Shootings across the city left at least four dead and seven others injured over the weekend. The ages of the victims range from 18 to 65 years.

In the first shooting of the weekend, a 22-year-old man was injured Friday night in the 2700 block of West 15th Place in Douglas Park.

Police said around 5:30 p.m. the victim walked into the Sinai Hospital on the mountain with a gunshot wound to the calf. the victim was uncooperative with responding officers.

A 24-year-old man was shot twice Friday night in Englewood.

Police say victim was punched in the stomach and back around 7:04 PM in South Carpenter’s 6900 block

The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital and was initially reported in serious condition.

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in West Garfield Park on Friday night while standing outside.

The victim was standing in block 3900 of West Monroe Street around 8:50 p.m. when he heard several gunshots and felt pain.

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An elderly man has been shot dead after he was gunned down near a home in Humboldt Park Friday night.

The 65-year-old victim was near the front of the residence, on block 400 of North Hamlin Avenue, around 7:16 PM when he was hit by gunfire in the chest.

The victim was transported to Sinai Hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

A 50-year-old man was shot and killed in a West Town restaurant on Friday.

The victim was at a restaurant, in the 2700 block of West Division, around 9:20 p.m. when he was shot by an unknown assailant fleeing the scene, police said.

The perpetrator shot through a glass window from outside the eatery and hit the victim.

The victim was hit once in the neck and was transported to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

For other admissions from Friday 5 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.:

Friday at 11:49 pm, at 3400 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, a 26-year-old man was driving his vehicle when he was shot at by an unidentified male offender who was driving a black Chrysler 300. shot in the arm and was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where he is listed in fair condition.

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On Saturday at 12:11 a.m. in the 10500 block of South Yates, a 48-year-old man was standing outside in an alleyway when he was struck by gunfire. The victim was punched once in the face and fled in his car. The victim arrived at the 4th district police station where he asked for help. The victim was then transported to U of C, where he is listed in serious condition.

At 12:09 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a person shot at 100 block of South State Street, confirming that a 30-year-old woman had been shot in the knee while riding the CTA Red Line train. The victim was shot by an unknown assailant during an argument. The victim could not provide more details.

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· A 47-year-old man was standing outside at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of West Howard when he heard several gunshots and felt pain. The victim was struck on the wrist twice and was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where he is being admitted in critical condition.

At 1:27 a.m., on the 500 block of West 87th Street, an 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the body and head while on the porch of a residence. The victim was transported to U of C where he was pronounced dead. The victim was discovered by a resident of the house after hearing a loud noise outside.

A man, 26, was found dead on Saturday at 2:49 a.m. on the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The circumstances are unknown.

No one has been arrested in either incident.

This is a story in development.



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